Md Sharif Hossain Sourav

Associate Specialist
Contact No.: N/A
Email: hsourav@cegisbd.com/nature.sourav@gmail.com

Career Summary

Sourav is a dedicated naturalist, botanist, ornithologist, and more than 12 years of professional experience in biodiversity, birds, flora and natural resource research, conservation, and management. He has experience in EIA study for a different development project in terms of the biological environment.

Sourav is a conservation professional, nature photographer, and author of 3 books and co-author of 1 book, and he has published 18 scientific research articles on the peer-reviewed journal and scientific bulletin.

He has extensive field experience all over the country, forests, and wetlands of the country related to biodiversity survey, assessment, monitoring, and threatened species conservation.

He has also worked with NACOM (Nature Conservation Management), IUCN Bangladesh, Bangladesh Bird Club, and TARA (Technological Assistance for Rural Advancement).


Education

M.Sc in Biodiversity and Collection Management (enrolled), TU Dresden, Germany; M.Sc in Environmental Science and Management, North-South University, Bangladesh; M.Sc and B.Sc in Botany, Govt. Brojomohun College, National University, Bangladesh


Area of Interest/Expertise

Biodiversity Research and Conservation; Ornithological and Vegetation Ecology; Natural History Exploration;  Threatened Species Conservation; EIA/SIA


Publications

2020

Sourav MSH, Anwar KB & Sultana M (2020) Rediscovery of Dendrobium angulatum Lindl. (Orchidaceae), from Bngladesh after 198 years. Tropical Plant Research 7(2): 326–330]

2020

Sourav MSH & Anwar KB (2020) Arenga westerhoutii Griff. and Livistona jenkinsiana Griff., two new species of wild palms for Bangladesh. Tropical Plant Research 7(2): 374–378]

2019

Sourav, MSH (2019) Barringtonia asiatica (Lecythidaceae), a new record for the flora of Bangladesh. Tropical Plant Research 6(2): 335–337

2018

SOURAV, MSH, PAUL M. THOMPSON & K. F. BISWAS (2018) Population and behavioural ecology of Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria in Dhaka city, Bangladesh, FORKTAIL 34, 22–28
 

2017

Sourav, MSH, Halder, R., Kumar, P. et al. Kew Bull (2017). Eulophia obtusa (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae: Cymbideae) an addition to the flora of Bangladesh, with notes on its ecology and conservation status  

2017

Jakariya, Md., Choudhury, J. K., Rahman, M. M., Hossain, G.M., Rahim, Chowdhury, A., M.A., Ashraf., R., Alam, A.B.M. S., Chowdhury, S. U., Foysal, M., M.M., Rahman, S. C., Tareq, O., Sourav, MSH, Islam, M. A., Ahmed, S., Khan, S.H.,  Sadat, M., Yousuf, A.I.(2017). Watershed Management and Biodiversity of Pablakhali Protected Area. Bangladesh Forest Department, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 100 pp.  

2016

Sourav, MSH (2016). An avian feeding guild exploits the fruit of Ilex umbellulata at Kaptai National Park, Bangladesh, BirdingAsia, 25, 54-57 

2016

Sourav MSH, Halder, R. (2016). Rediscovery of Amorphophallus margaritifer(Roxb.) Kunth (Araceae) from Bangladesh. Tropical Plant Research 3(2): 361–363  

2016

Sourav, MSH (2016). Ipomoea triloba L. (Convolvulaceae): A New Angiosperm Record for the Flora of Bangladesh. Tropical Plant Research 3(1): 102–104

2016

Sourav, MSH (2016). PAKHI AMER BANER PAKHI. AnindayProkash, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 232 pp.

2016

Sourav, MSH (2016). SAHMOLY RAMNA. AnindayProkash, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 240 pp.

2015

Ullah, M.W., Ahmed. F., Sourav, MSH (2015). Ecosystem based planning and management of resources for deltaic countries” Proceeding of the 5th International Conference on Water and Flood Management, IWFM, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh.  

2014

Sourav, MSH, (2014). Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus in Bangladesh: breeding biology, status, threats and conservation, Forktail 30: Journal of Asian Ornithology, Oriental Bird Club. 142–143  

2013

Chowdhury, S. U. Sourav, MSH, & M. Samiul, (2013). Observations on the breeding of Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyuran) in a human-dominated environment, Gazipur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. BirdingASIA 20. 44-48  

2012

Sourav, MSH, Chowdhury, S. U., Rahman, C., (2012). VARANUS SALVATOR (Water Monitor Lizard). BANGLADESH: DHAKA DIVISION:Herpetological Review. 43 (4): 619  

2012

Chowdhury, S. U. Sourav, MSH (2012). Discovery of Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus breeding colony in Bangladesh, BirdingAsia 17: 57–59  

2011

Sourav, MSH, Purkayastha, J. (2011). A locality record of Xenochrophis cerasogaster (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Bangladesh. Check List. 7(3): 352-353

2011

Sourav, MSH, Purkayastha, J (2011).  Euphlyctis hexadactylus from Dhaka, Bangladesh (Indian Five-fingered Frog). Herpetological Review. 42 (1): 107

2011

Purkayastha, J., Sourav, MSH (2011). Natural History: Hemidactylus frenatus (Common House gecko) predating on Spider. Herpetological Review. 42(4): 603-604  

2011

Sourav, MSH Thompson, P., Ahmed, B (2011). Pallas’s Fish Eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus in Bangladesh, BirdingAsia, 16. 101-105  

2010

Reza, A.H.M.A. & Sourav, MSH (2010). Varanusv flavescens (Yellow Monitor): Distribution Record and Reproduction. Herpetological Bulletin. 112: 38-39  

2010

Sourav, MSH (2010). BANGLAR ABONG JIBANANANDAER SALIKERA. Oitijjhya, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 96 pp.