BirdLife: Opening spring hunting season will put Malta back into EU court
BirdLife and hunting lobby to meet in Ornis committee over request to lift moratorium on hunting of turtle dove in spring
Maltese hunters claim they will shoot less birds if spring moratorium is lifted
Hunting federation FKNK demands two-week hunting season in spring and pledges not to exceed 7,000 bag limit for turtle dove
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,...

Rare Egyptian Vulture guarded by police and BirdLife during Malta stop

Birders concerned about endangered bird's safety as it makes Malta stop on its way to Sahara from Italy

Birders concerned about endangered bird's safety...

[WATCH] Largest ever flock of Night Herons rests at Simar Nature Reserve

BirdLife said the occurrence proved Malta’s geographical importance during migration and the need to have pockets of protected nature reserves

BirdLife said the occurrence proved Malta’s...

Large haul of juveniles sinks Lampuki price as late winter delays fish growth

Compared to previous years, the start of the season has seen a large catch of smaller sized Lampuki, which have dragged down prices

Compared to previous years, the start of the season has...

[WATCH] Juvenile flamingo shot in Marsascala, BirdLife CEO says

Mark Sultana said he witnessed an incident where one juvenile flamingo out of...

Mark Sultana said he witnessed an incident where one...

Malta’s only amphibian has its Rabat home, a one-kilometre water channel, restored

Government agency Ambjent Malta planning to restore Wied Liemu valley channel to its original state after Painted frog populations suggested decline due...

Government agency Ambjent Malta planning to restore...

University research group discovers new alien fish species

The University of Malta’s conservation biology research group has...

The University of Malta’s conservation biology...

University launches Spot the Alien Fish campaign

A campaign aimed at monitoring population changes of selected alien fish...

A campaign aimed at monitoring population changes of...

Birdlife Malta against masterplans that impact conservation areas

Masterplan should not disregard Natura 2000 status and importance

Masterplan should not disregard Natura 2000 status and...

Mediterranean swordfish threatened by overfishing, WWF tells fishing nations

ICCAT meeting of 48 fishing nations to determine new catch limits for swordfish, tuna and shark

ICCAT meeting of 48 fishing nations to determine new catch...

[WATCH] BirdLife Malta concerned about proposed development surrounding Simar Nature Reserve

BirdLife Malta has expressed serious concern at the possibility of the area surrounding its Simar Nature Reserve being subject to...

BirdLife Malta has expressed serious concern at the...

[WATCH] We will not close hunting season unless Ornis advises us too, Galdes insists

Parliamentary secretary for animal rights Roderick Galdes insists government against collective punishment for hunters, says decision on whether the...

Parliamentary secretary for animal rights Roderick Galdes...

Illegal bird trappers arrested, 25 live birds seized by police

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) reports that its investigations...

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) reports that...

[WATCH] Record number of Scopoli’s Shearwaters stranded in Malta

October for BirdLife Malta was marked with the highest number of stranded...

October for BirdLife Malta was marked with the highest...

Updated | CABS: Protected sites turned into 'a bird's hell' • Police don't have trapping database

CABS reports 70 trapping sites to WBRU, slams government´s one-sided promotional video; says government failed to provide police with trapping database...

CABS reports 70 trapping sites to WBRU, slams...

[WATCH] Eagles shot down during rare record migration •  Suspected hunter in custody

Rare migration of short-toed eagles and booted eagles from Sicily results in a number of the birds of prey shot down and others injured • BirdLife...

Rare migration of short-toed eagles and booted eagles from...

Qawra Point proposed as hunting-free site

Ornis Committee rules that Qawra Point should be a hunting and trapping free...

Ornis Committee rules that Qawra Point should be a hunting...

[WATCH] Hunters attempt to gun down protected eagle

CABS capture moment hunters try to shoot a protected bird in Buskett

CABS capture moment hunters try to shoot a protected bird...