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Middle East nature fans welcome world’s first Arabic language birding app

By Dima Obeidat The world’s first Arabic birding app, launched by the Ornithological Society of the Middle East (OSME), has been met with widespread excitement from nature enthusiasts in the region.  Thousands of people around the region have already downloaded the free app, which features pictures, descriptions of behaviour and samples of bird song. The Middle East is home to …

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Ground-breaking Arabic app brings birdwatching to a new generation

By Dima Obeidat While bird lovers in the Middle East have been enjoying the perks of smartphone technology for a long time now, few apps have focused on the region’s birds, and none of them were in Arabic. Until now. Ornithological Society of the Middle East, the Caucasus and Central Asia (OSME), the organisation behind the new Birds of the …

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Birds of the Middle East: (Arabic Edition)

by Richard Porter (Author) , Simon Aspinall (Author)  Said abdallah Mohammed (Translator) Assad Serhal (Supervisor) Birds of the Middle East (Arabic Edition) is now the most field-ready and comprehensive guide to the fantastic birds of this region. This fully revised and updated Arabic edition covers all species–including vagrants–found in the Arabian Peninsula (including Socotra), Jordan, Lebanon, Occupied Palestinian territories, Syria, …

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Book review: Birds of the Middle East

By Richard Porter Simon Aspinall and I are pleased and proud to dedicate Birds of the Middle East to BirdLife International’s Middle East conservation programme. Once again it has been great working with world recognised wildlife artists John Gale, Mike Langman and Brian Small. The result is a new book. An entirely new layout with the identification text and maps …

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