[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
Hunting and trapping illegalities mar spring bird migration
The start of the spring bird migration over Malta is mired with various illegalities, including the shooting of two ospreys, BirdLife Malta says
Points system loosens screws on law-breaking hunters

Hunters spared increased fines on second offences, will not be taken to court...

Hunters spared increased fines on second offences, will not...

Over 1.5 million Gozo bees burnt alive in arson of 28 hives

The aggressor placed tires under the hives and set them on fire

The aggressor placed tires under the hives and set them on...

Gzira duck village razed to the ground over unsanitary conditions

Animal Liberation Malta welcomes decision to close down the duck village,...

Animal Liberation Malta welcomes decision to close down the...

Total of 71 turtle hatchlings emerged from previously undiscovered nest

Documentation of a turtle nest at Ramla l-Ħamra by ERA officials reveals 71 turtle hatchlings emerged successfully

Documentation of a turtle nest at Ramla l-Ħamra by ERA...

[WATCH] 22 loggerhead turtles hatch overnight in Ramla l-Ħamra

22 loggerhead turtles hatch in a surprise discovery by the public • The...

22 loggerhead turtles hatch in a surprise discovery by the...

Scientists release first lab-grown Qabru freshwater crabs into the wild

Nature Trust Malta releases first crabs cultured inside lab: “Many species are already facing extinction as their habitats have come under...

Nature Trust Malta releases first crabs cultured inside...

AD pokes holes at Labour’s Sant' Antnin recycling plant proposal

Green Party Alternattiva Demokratika has criticised the Labour Party's...

Green Party Alternattiva Demokratika has criticised the...

BirdLife Malta joins coastal clean-up in bid to protect endemic seabirds

BirdLife Malta participated in a clean-up in L-Ahrax tal-Mellieha, in a bid to protect endemic seabirds from rats by reducing the amount of rubbish...

BirdLife Malta participated in a...

Police arrest man filmed shooting turtle dove

The live decoy the man was using was released by officials from the Wild Birds...

The live decoy the man was using was released by officials...

[WATCH] Birds shot down by hunters in Malta take to the skies once again

Watch this footage of a Marsh Harrier and a Night Heron taking to the skies once again after they were both recovered during this year’s spring...

Watch this footage of a Marsh Harrier and a Night Heron...

CABS films 'gang' of five turtle dove trappers in Mellieha

CABS has filmed a group of five men trapping protected turtle doves in a...

CABS has filmed a group of five men trapping protected...

[WATCH] Gozo police shout and scream at Chris Packham, then claim he assaulted landowners

BBC presenter Chris Packham was acquitted of charges of assaulting landowners of a trapping site, as video emerges of Gozo police's disproportionate...

BBC presenter Chris Packham was acquitted of charges of...

[WATCH] BBC presenter Chris Packham cleared of assault, trespass charges

BBC Springwatch presenter Chris Packham acquitted of assault and trespass after magistrates finds that the prosecution had not presented enough evidence to...

BBC Springwatch presenter Chris Packham acquitted of...

Police charge BBC naturalist Chris Packham with insulting bird trappers in Gozo

BBC naturalist Chris Packham was in Gozo to monitor bird trappers when police filed charges against him for allegedly insulting trappers

BBC naturalist Chris Packham was in Gozo to monitor bird...

Hunter has licence permanently revoked, fined €5,000 for shooting protected bird

A man has had his hunting license permanently revoked and was fined €5,000 after being found guilty of shooting a protected bird last week

A man has had his hunting license permanently revoked and...

Updated | FKNK questions CABS presence in police operation

The federation noted that CABS activists have been frequently found to have...

The federation noted that CABS activists have been...

First ever: black-winged kite sighted in Malta

Falcon-sized bird primarily associated with open land and semi-deserts in...

Falcon-sized bird primarily associated with open land and...

13 protected birds shot down during spring hunting season

BirdLife Malta says casualties could have been avoided if government had...

BirdLife Malta says casualties could have been avoided if...