[WATCH] Black Kite shot down over Addolorata cemetery after hunting season closes
The total number of known illegally shot protected species in 2019 now stands at 36
Malta’s 200 beekeepers suffer funding loss due to ‘copy-paste’ EU rules
Maltese beekeepers are losing out on a €125 per bee box subsidy from the EU because of laws that apply to larger member states
Poachers threaten bird monitors and tourists as illegal trapping intensifies

Bird conservationists CABS report large-scale and widespread illegal trapping on Maltese and Gozo coasts

Bird conservationists CABS report large-scale and...

Changes to Malta trapping season risks referral to EU court – BirdLife

This year’s changes to trapping season based on trappers’ demands, not facts, says BirdLife Malta

This year’s changes to trapping season based on...

Birdlife asks government not to open spring hunting season

Environmental NGO holds its 57th AGM, discussing projects BirdLife Malta...

Environmental NGO holds its 57th AGM,...

[WATCH] Egyptian vulture spends the night in Malta

Another Egyptian vulture spent the night in the outskirts of Rabat, before...

Another Egyptian vulture spent the night in the outskirts...

Shots fired at bird-watchers’ patrol car in Girgenti 

CABS activists offer €2,500 reward for information leading to arrest of...

CABS activists offer €2,500 reward for information...

Two flamingos released back into the wild

Two Greater Flamingos were released earlier in the week, after a short stay at...

Two Greater Flamingos were released earlier in the week,...

Online dating for primates? Zoo to have orangutan choose mate on tablet

A zoo in Holland is to show orangutan Samboja a selection of males on a touchscreen in an experiment aimed at learning more about mating choices

A zoo in Holland is to show orangutan Samboja a selection...

Rare bird caught on camera

Hunter photographs bird that is rare both in Malta and Europe

Hunter photographs bird that is rare both in Malta and...

New plan to tackle threat of spear-fishing to Cerna

The Environment and Resources Authority is addressing the conservation of a...

The Environment and Resources Authority is addressing the...

José Herrera dodges question on hunting during meeting with MEPs

The Maltese environment minister was asked how Malta oversees its derogation...

The Maltese environment minister was asked how Malta...

Hunters and BirdLife put aside their differences in feeding Gozo swans

Discussions between FKNK, KSU and BirdLife Malta yield positive results as they agree on feeding protocol for swans in Gozo

Discussions between FKNK, KSU and BirdLife Malta yield...

Hunters tell BirdLife they don’t need their help to protect Gozo swans

FKNK say they are willing to continue to feed to the mute swans in Gozo on their own or in the company of anyone else

FKNK say they are willing to continue to feed to the mute...

[WATCH] BirdLife Malta calls on hunters to ‘join forces’ to protect birds

BirdLife Malta has extended an olive branch to hunters, calling for them to ‘put the past behind them’ and work together to protect birds

BirdLife Malta has extended an olive branch to hunters,...

Meet the longjaw squirrelfish: a new alien species discovered by Maltese biologists

Relentless research of marine biodiversity continues to produce new discoveries on species found in Maltese waters

Relentless research of marine biodiversity continues to...

Wild birds not the sole prerogative of BirdLife Malta, hunters' lobby claims

Federation accused BirdLife Malta of arrogance for taking the welfare of the birds upon itself and ordering the public be kept away

Federation accused BirdLife Malta of arrogance for taking...

[WATCH] Gozo swans suffering due to malnutrition, public attention

BirdLife Malta says that the attention of the public, malnutrition and the...

BirdLife Malta says that the attention of the public,...

Mute swans return to Marsalforn reservoir

Six of the twelve swans that arrived on Sunday have return to Marsalforn after...

Six of the twelve swans that arrived on Sunday have return...

[WATCH] Common kestrel and merlin released on Comino

After weeks of rehabilitation, BirdLife Malta releases two birds of prey on...

After weeks of rehabilitation, BirdLife Malta releases two...