Spring hunting season for quail between 10 and 30 April
Ornis is to recommend a spring hunting season for quail but shoots down proposal for turtle dove to be included
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A new BirdLife campaign aims to inspire people to enjoy, care and protect birds during the spring migration.
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...

Quail figures ‘belie need for spring hunting season’

Logic for spring hunting of quail now null and void, BirdLife argues, as autumn...

Logic for spring hunting of quail now null and void,...

No rain, but fog and mist expected on Valentine’s day

A rise in air pressure is expected to hit on Valentine’s day,...

A rise in air pressure is expected to hit...

Maltese finch trapping case at EU courts next week

EU Court of Justice will next week hear case over government's decision to...

EU Court of Justice will next week hear case over...

BirdLife lambasts Roderick Galdes for promoting bird-trapping event

BirdLife Malta calls on environment authority to state position on...

BirdLife Malta calls on environment authority to state...

Ornis recommends increase in daily bag limit of hunted quails

Whilst the Ornis has recommended the increase in the bag limit per hunter, the...

Whilst the Ornis has recommended the increase in the bag...

Nomadic jellyfish moving further west into the Mediterranean

vidence has emerged showing that one of the most invasive and impacting marine...

vidence has emerged showing that one of the most invasive...

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...