Journal of Mexican Ornithology
HUITZIL is a scientific journal created with the intention of promoting the interchange of information generated about the birds of Mexico and achieving its quick and inexpensive distribution. Its distribution is carried out in electronic format. The numbers in the electronic format can be obtained and printed free of charge through the internet in "Published papers in HUITZIL".
HUITZIL publishes information relevant to Mexican ornithology. This is published in five sections as follows:
• Results of surveys
• New records and range extensions
• Teaching ornithology
The journal also has a News Mailbox. Information of immediate
and temporary interest, such as notices of meetings, appeals for ornithological
information, and available job placements, is distributed in the News Mailbox.
Articles sent to HUITZIL should contain original information not
previously published. Manuscripts will be evaluated by the Editor in Chief, one
Associate Editor, and two invited reviewers. Authors interested in sending
manuscripts to the magazine are invited to read the Editorial Guidelines of
HUITZIL is a non-profit effort carried out by various
ornithologists active in Mexico. The journal is the scientific informative organ
of CIPAMEX (Sociedad para el Estudio y Conservaciòn ed las Aves habitando en Mèxico, A.C.), which is, in turn, a member of OC (Ornithological
At the present time (October 2008), HUITZIL is visited near of 40,000 times
by month from near of 6,000 different sites around the world, distribuited in the five continents (Yahoo information).
A paper that is of some interest to the public can be consulted near of 900 times by week. An assess of number of users and visit
by month from 2001 to 2006 can be consulted HERE.
Currently (again October 2008), HUITZIL is listed and difunded by 198 sites
around the world. Between the more important are Thopmson Scientific, Institute For Scientific Information (ISI),
Red Mesoamericana, Latindex, and Canadian contents. Abstracts published at HUITZIL are show by, at least, four institutions,
Zoological Records of Thompson Scientific, RedALyC, SIBE-ECOSUR y NEOLIT of Lousiana State University.