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OSME Book Award

Winner Sadegh Sadeghi Zadegan of Iran

OSME [The Ornithological Society of the Middle-East Caucasus and Central Asia] and the Natural History Book Service are pleased to announce the latest recipient of their Book Award. Sadegh Sadeghi Zadegan, who works as an Ornithologist for the Department of the Environment in Iran was recently awarded the following books:
Birds of the Western Palaearctic (concise edition, 2 Volumes) and The Raptors of Europe and the Middle East by Dick Forsman.OSME and the Natural History Book Service are pleased to continue supporting a book award available to Middle Eastern national birdwatchers. It is awarded annually for the purchase of a book or books up to the value of ?100 where it is difficult to obtain these in the country concerned.Previous recipients of the OSME/NHBS Book Award are Fares Khoury (Jordan) and Edward Gavrilov (Kazakstan).OSME is very grateful of the continued support from NHBS for this award which goes some way to assisting the development of birdwatching and the conservation of birds in the region.

4th July 2014