Forktail is the annual peer-reviewed journal of the . It is the principal ornithological journal dedicated to the Oriental region, and publishes manuscripts in English, treating any aspect of its ornithology (e.g. distribution, biology, conservation, ecology, taxonomy and evolution). Forktail's geographic scope is bounded by the Indus River to the west, the Russian Far East, Korean Peninsula, Japan, and Lydekker’s Line (i.e. the eastern boundary of Wallacea) to the east, and the Chagos Archipelago, Lesser Sundas, Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands to the south. As of 2020, Professor is its Managing Editor, assisted by Dr Yong Ding Li.