BirdLife presents dead turtle dove on Castille steps as proof of illegal hunting
Despite a closed hunting season for the turtle dove, BirdLife Malta found a dead bird on Thursday morning and brought it to Castille
Don’t mind the long grass, Ħaż-Żebbuġ is feeding the bees
Ħaż-Żebbuġ local council allowing roadside grass to flourish in Spring to allow more food resources for visiting honeybees and wild bees
[WATCH] Italy police bust poachers who smuggled songbirds to Malta

The organised group from Reggio Calabria had built up a network of illegal...

The organised group from Reggio Calabria had built up a...

[WATCH] ‘Owl’-righty then! Buskett gets ready for the return of the barbaġann

Barn owls were driven into extinction from Malta almost four decades ago but now, a project run by hunting organisation FKNK seeks to reintroduce the bird of...

Barn owls were driven into extinction from Malta almost...

[WATCH] FKNK releases over 700 Turtle Doves into the wild

FKNK said that the aim of this project is the restocking of the wild...

FKNK said that the aim of this project is the restocking of...

Beached Portuguese Man O' War colony spotted at Wied l-Ghasri, Gozo

Watch your step! A rare jellyfish with a painful sting was found in Wied...

Watch your step! A rare jellyfish with a painful sting was...

EU Court decision that seals fate of bird trapping expected June 21

Malta was obliged to phase-out trapping for the seven species by 2009, but the...

Malta was obliged to phase-out trapping for the seven...

[WATCH] BirdLife Malta’s seabird project enters important phase for Yelkouan Shearwater conservation

To mark their new stage in the project, BirdLife Malta have launched the official LIFE Arċipelagu Garnija project video

To mark their new stage in the project, BirdLife Malta have...

Six poachers convicted for illegal bird trapping after CABS reports

Action by Committee Against Bird Slaughter leads to conviction and license...

Action by Committee Against Bird Slaughter leads to...

The ‘conservation conflict’: Is a referendum the answer?

Is a referendum on hunting the only solution to resolve the conflict between...

Is a referendum on hunting the only solution to resolve the...

Abandoned farmland spans size of 700 football grounds

Over 500 hectares of land in 2016 consisted of untilled agricultural land where...

Over 500 hectares of land in 2016 consisted of untilled...

Bee-harming pesticides banned across the EU

Friends of the Earth Malta commended the Maltese authority’s support for...

Friends of the Earth Malta commended the Maltese...

Elevated road proposed to restore Ghadira sand dunes

The sand replenishment project will reverse the situation to the 1960s...

The sand replenishment project will reverse the situation...

Spring hunting season was ‘one of the worst’ – BirdLife

The NGO said 17 protected birds was recovered and thousands more shot

The NGO said 17 protected birds was recovered and thousands...

[WATCH] Thousands of protected birds shot as government was misled, Birdlife says

BirdLife Malta said that the ten protected birds which were retrieved were only “the tip of the iceberg” as many other birds were targeted

BirdLife Malta said that the ten protected birds which were...

Six-storey development approved opposite Simar nature reserve

The Xemxija development will see the construction of apartments reaching up to...

The Xemxija development will see the construction of...

[WATCH] Protected bird of prey shot a few days into spring hunting season

Less than a week into the spring hunting season, a marsh harrier injured by a shotgun was received by Birdlife Malta

Less than a week into the spring hunting season, a marsh...

Minister to publish ERA report on fuel station policy next week

Environment Minister Jose Herrera said he received a draft report on...

Environment Minister Jose Herrera said he received a...

[WATCH] The secretive lives of Malta’s seabirds

BirdLife Malta has released exclusive footage of Yelkouan Shearwaters in their...

BirdLife Malta has released exclusive footage of Yelkouan...

[WATCH] The differences between quail and turtle dove explained ahead of new hunting season

BirdLife Malta launches campaign #NotAQuail ahead of new hunting season which starts on Easter Sunday and lasts until April 21 • Parliamentary Secretary...

BirdLife Malta launches campaign #NotAQuail ahead of new...