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Babayev Ilyas Razzag oglu
Place of birth Azerbaijan, Lerik District, Nuravud Village 
Date of birth 25.08.1949 
Education Azerbaijan State Universitety 
Scientific degree Doctor of Sciences on Biology 

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Rare and endangered species of birds of south-eastern Azerbaijan (Information for Red Book of Azerbaijan) 

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Basic scientific achievements The author of 3 books, 1 monography, 1 methodic textbook and coauthor of Azerbaijan Red Book and National Ecological Atlas. Included 24 species of birds into the list of CITES convention. Determined and mapped the places of main congestions of wetland birds concerning the problem of avian influenza. First time investigated ornithological importance of Kyursengi Lake. Estimated the current state of 65 species of birds in Lenkoran Nature Area and 76 species of birds of Azerbaijan coast of the Caspian Sea. 
Names of scientific works Books:

1.Musayev M.A., Babayev I.R., Biodiversity of the Caucasus ecoregion. Moscow, “SIGNAP 5” Press 2011. 132 pp.

2.Mustafayev G.T, Babayev I.R. et al. Animal World of Azerbaijan III Volume. Vertebrates. Baku, Elm, 2004, p. 261-411.

3.Babayev I.R., Askerov F., Akhmedov F.T.  Waterfowls of Azerbaijanian part of Caspian Sea. Nurlar Press, Baku 2007, 69 pp.

4.Mustafayev G.T., Babayev I.R. Conservation of birds (monography). Elm, Baku, 2012, 255 pp.


1.Babayev I.R., Ibadova M.A. Rare and endangered birds included in Red Book of Azerbaijan. – scientific textbook. Baku 1992, 16 pp.


1.Babayev I.R. The recent state of Common Coot in Lenkoran lowland. // Ornitology, Moskow 1990, N 24, p. 116 – 117.

2.Babayev I.R. Lake ornitofauna in the vicinity of Kura.// Biology of lakes in the vicinity of Kura., Baku, Elm, 2001, p. 280 – 287.

3. Main places of congestion densities of birds in Absheron – Gobustan coastal stripe of Caspian Sea and main factors influencing these. // Proccedings of Azerbaijan Society of Zoologists II volume, Baku, Elm, 2010, p. 816 – 824.
Membership with international and foreign scientific organizations  Azerbaijan  Society of Zoologists
Pedagogical activity 10 year
Other activities Supervisor of 3 International projects. Participant of 25 International projects as an expert in the field of ornithology.  Member of  Scientific Council Scientific siminar of Dissertation Council of Institute of Zoology. Member of Scientific –technical Council of Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources. Chairman of  Society “Ecology and Conservation of Birds” 
Awards and prizes
  1. Certificate of honor of Azerbaijan Scientific Academy for long-term hardworking activity
      2. Memorable medal from ATMC for activity in nature protection.
Main place of work and its address

Institute of Zoology ANAS, black 504, passage 1128, A.Abbaszade str., Baku, AZ1004, Azerbaijan Republic

Position Chief of Zoological Museum of Institute Zoology NAS of Azerbaijan 
Office phone (+994 12) 539 73 71 
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