BirdLife Malta receiving non-stop reports of illegal hunting
One of the latest victims to be photographed is an Osprey with evident blood stains seen along the northwest coast of Malta
Illegal hunting of turtle-doves dominates start of spring hunting season
BirdLife Malta raises the alarm less than a week since the spring hunting season was opened, and illegal hunting is already rampant
Spring hunting is wrong for more than one reason

To allow hunters out with guns on public land during a pandemic that is forcing...

To allow hunters out with guns on public land during a...

Migration of ducks, the harbingers of spring | Charles Coleiro

The first significant passage of birds heading north takes place between...

The first significant passage of birds heading north takes...

[IN PICTURES] The glorious months of spring bird migration

Bird migration is without doubt one of the most spectacular events in a...

Bird migration is without doubt one of the most spectacular...

BirdLife files judicial protest against government: spring hunting season cannot be opened

BirdLife says low catch data is not enough for government to derogate from EU ban on spring hunting

BirdLife says low catch data is not enough...

French bird trapping debacle in EU court could have Malta effect

A European Court of Justice decision on bird trapping in France could have an...

A European Court of Justice decision on bird trapping in...

[WATCH] Poachers shoot down Black Kite on its way north for breeding season

“Proof of the rampant illegal hunting taking place across Malta unfortunately is no exception but the norm,” says BirdLife CEO Mark Sultana

“Proof of the rampant illegal hunting taking place...

Hunting and trapping illegalities mar spring bird migration

The start of the spring bird migration over Malta is mired...

The start of the spring bird migration over Malta is...

Fake breeders stealing trapped birds to sell them as captive-bred specimens

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter says last week six severe infringements were reported to the Environmental Protection Unit 

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter says last...

Spring hunting season will allow hunters to shoot protected birds - BirdLife Malta

"Malta will have to again face the EU on this," the BirdLife Malta CEO said

"Malta will have to again face the EU on this,"...

Spring hunting season for quail between 10 and 30 April

Ornis is to recommend a spring hunting season for quail but shoots down...

Ornis is to recommend a spring hunting season for quail but...

[IN PICTURES] Spring migration brings with it countless birds to Europe’s breeding grounds

A new BirdLife campaign aims to inspire people to enjoy, care and protect birds during the spring migration.

A new BirdLife campaign aims to inspire people to enjoy,...

Hunting lobbies in feud over trapping project for 12 ‘privileged’ members

Trapping project for 12 members proposed by St Hubert Hunters meets with opposition from FKNK

Trapping project for 12 members proposed by St Hubert...

[IN PICTURES] Falconry in Malta: from king’s tribute to ancient art revived

A 4,000-year-old technique that bonds wild falcons to their masters is part of the fascination with the arcane world of falconry

A 4,000-year-old technique that bonds wild falcons to their...

European Commission official says Malta has no justification for bird trapping derogations

Finch trapping had to stop when Malta’s exceptional transition period lapsed five years after joining the EU, Brussels official says

Finch trapping had to stop when Malta’s exceptional...

'Uphold EU directives on nature and bird protection,' BirdLife tells Bernard Grech

BirdLife Malta CEO Mark Sultana says if PN wants to respect public opinion, it cannot backtrack on its commitment to implement the EU directives 

BirdLife Malta CEO Mark Sultana says if PN wants to respect...

20 kilometres of underground tunnel helped Malta manage its flooding problems

How EU funds tackled Malta’s storm water challenge

How EU funds tackled Malta’s storm water...

2021 saw Malta’s warmest January since 1923, and Earth’s sixth warmest

At 25.8 degrees Celsius, Malta set new record for highest temperature in January

At 25.8 degrees Celsius, Malta set new record for highest...

Tal-Wej landowners protesting scheduling: ERA says designation backed by science

Natura 2000 designation for maximum protection of 200,000sq.m Tal-Wej is based solely on scientific criteria, ERA says

Natura 2000 designation for maximum protection of...