OMAR F. AL-SHEIKHLY
New localities of the Kurdistan newt
Neurergus microspilotus and Lake Urmia newt Neurergus crocatus (Caudata: Salamandridae) in
Iraq. 2013. Al-Sheikhly OF, Nader IA,
Rastegar-Pouyani N, Browne
RK. Amphibian and Reptile
Conservation 6(4): 42–49 (e68).
OMAR F. AL-SHEIKHLY is an ssistant teacher and wildlife expert at the Department of
Biology-Collage of Science in the University of Baghdad. I worked as a field team leader, wildlife expert, and
provisional photographer in Canada-Iraq Marshland Initiative (CIMI) and Nature Iraq. I trained many Iraqi
biologists who working at Iraqi environmental institutes such as Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education (IMHE) and
Iraqi Ministry of Environment (IMoE) on wildlife field monitoring methodologies. I studied and photographed most of
Iraq wildlife rarities which (Neurergus microspilotus) is one of them.