Malta trappers told to ‘catch and release’ birds in new ruse to skirt EU ban
Gozo minister opens trapping season by derogating from EU ban with ‘research season’ by telling trappers to catch and release birds
Two flamingos stolen from Għadira nature reserve
Unknown persons enter reserve from secluded area using wooden planks to jump over the fence
Invasion alert: aggressive Oriential hornet’s spread in Malta is growing

Pests of the Maltese islands: 3,766 Oriental Hornet nests recorded in 2020 alone, as exterminator warns of invasion

Pests of the Maltese islands: 3,766 Oriental Hornet nests...

Hunters get Miżieb and l-Aħrax: Minister to sign deal with FKNK

Spazji Miftuħa hits out at FKNK memorandum from Lands Authority and ERA for...

Spazji Miftuħa hits out at FKNK memorandum from Lands...

[WATCH] ‘Worst year for illegal hunting yet,’ BirdLife says

Malta facing its worst year for illegal hunting since 2013, says BirdLife

Malta facing its worst year for illegal hunting since...

Hunters’ ‘open day’ celebrates biodiversity and sustainable management at Buskett

Environment minister calls for dialogue between hunters and environmentalists: ‘keeping an honest and open mind and mutual understanding can be...

Environment minister calls for dialogue between hunters and...

BirdLife: ‘Worst year for illegal hunting’ as government gives in to hunting lobby

BirdLife says police has not deployed enough officers to patrol 10,600 hunters

BirdLife says police has not deployed enough officers to...

Six Honey Buzzards shot dead in series of shootings

Committee Against Bird Slaughter says shootings took place over the course of...

Committee Against Bird Slaughter says shootings took place...

Watch out for Hobbies and Common Kestrels as autumn migration peaks

BirdLife national raptor coordinator Edward Bonavia on what to expect in the...

BirdLife national raptor coordinator Edward Bonavia on what...

Zookeeper Anton Cutajar wants major 20,000sq.m extension to Siggiewi zoo

Anti-immigrant firebrand who picketed Black Lives Matters protest wants 20,000sq.m extension to his once-illegal zoo

Anti-immigrant firebrand who picketed Black Lives Matters...

A unique spectacle of birds in the sky will peak throughout September

BirdLife national raptor coordinator Edward Bonavia on why the lush oasis of...

BirdLife national raptor coordinator Edward Bonavia on why...

How a tiny ring around birds’ legs helps us learn more about them

Salina Nature Park manager Manuel Mallia on how small electronic tracking...

Salina Nature Park manager Manuel Mallia on how small...

Bad training can turn pit bulls into threatening animals

Is it nature or nurture? The death of a 92-year-old woman mauled by her...

Is it nature or nurture? The death of a 92-year-old woman...

Are you lucky enough to witness the thrill of the Autumn bird migration?

Keep your eyes peeled, says Salina Nature Park manager Manuel Mallia: Malta’s bird migration is a spectacle to behold 

Keep your eyes peeled, says Salina Nature Park manager...

Finch trapping 'research' derogation criticised by ornithologists

A government proposal to apply a derogation that would allow finch trapping to...

A government proposal to apply a derogation that would...

Farmers worried about crops weathering irregular rainfall patterns

As Malta moves into the autumn, a heavier than normal rainfall in the coming...

As Malta moves into the autumn, a heavier than normal...

[WATCH] Intruder caught on CCTV stealing Barn Owls from Buskett project

CCTV footage shows intruder entering protected enclosure for Barn Owls run by the hunting federation FKNK in Buskett

CCTV footage shows intruder entering protected...

BirdLife answers the difficult questions on bird migration

BirdLife Malta launches awareness campaign on bird migration during autumn...

BirdLife Malta launches awareness campaign on bird...

Concrete plant spells trouble for bat colonies in protected cave

The present quarrying operation directly abuts Tal-Iburdan cave, impacting on...

The present quarrying operation directly abuts Tal-Iburdan...

Three illegally imported Hermann’s tortoises confiscated by customs

The three Hermann’s tortoises were handed over to...

The three Hermann’s tortoises were handed over...