[IN PICTURES] Spring migration brings with it countless birds to Europe’s breeding grounds
A new BirdLife campaign aims to inspire people to enjoy, care and protect birds during the spring migration.
Hunting lobbies in feud over trapping project for 12 ‘privileged’ members
Trapping project for 12 members proposed by St Hubert Hunters meets with opposition from FKNK
Rare vulture reportedly shot down after disappearing from bird-tracking system

The endangered Egyptian Vulture was last seen in Dingli

The endangered Egyptian Vulture was last seen in Dingli

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...

Updated | Animal rights minister brushes off warnings on widespread trapping illegalities

Vast majority of unregistered trapping sites flagged by BirdLife and CABS are no longer active, animal rights junior minister Roderick Galdes argues

Vast majority of unregistered trapping sites flagged by...

[WATCH] Trapping sites ‘take up area larger than Valletta’, a third of them illegal

BirdLife, CABS survey indicates that 38% of all trapping sites are illegal and that combined area of trapping sites in Malta is larger than Valletta

BirdLife, CABS survey indicates that 38% of all trapping...

Hunters ‘filing false reports to muzzle birdwatchers’

Hunters' intimidation tactics similar to criminal organisations and...

Hunters' intimidation tactics similar to criminal...

Hunters demand legal action against BirdLife for photo of trapped bird

Hunting lobby FKNK accuses BirdLife of animal cruelty after it published  photo of a golden plover trapped inside a small cage 

Hunting lobby FKNK accuses BirdLife of animal cruelty after...

Updated: Galdes refutes calls to close trapping season: ‘Illegal electronic callers on the decline’

BirdLife Malta has reiterated the call made last week by the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) to close the trapping season for Golden Plover...

BirdLife Malta has reiterated the call made last week...

[WATCH] Christmas shopping this weekend? Ditch the umbrella and wear raincoats

If you’re planning Christmas shopping this weekend, make sure to wear raincoats as rain is forecasted on both Saturday and Sunday

If you’re planning Christmas shopping this weekend,...

180 injured birds collected by BirdLife Malta during 2016

BirdLife Malta holds annual general meeting to discuss the ’10...

BirdLife Malta holds annual general meeting to discuss the...

CABS calls for end of season as illegal night trapping of plovers ‘out of control’

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter has called for the end of trapping season, pointing to gross misconduct from trappers with regards to illegal night...

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter has called for...

Second toxic puffer fish found in Maltese waters

A second individual of the silver-cheeked toadfish, which produces one of...

A second individual of the silver-cheeked toadfish,...

BirdLife Malta welcomes confirmation of EU nature protection laws

European Commission confirms that Birds and Habitats Directives will not be...

European Commission confirms that Birds and Habitats...

[WATCH] BirdLife Malta calls for establishment of Wildlife Crime Unit after eagle was shot down

A specialised unit would help the police to combat criminal acts related to nature and environmental law enforcement, BirdLife Malta says

A specialised unit would help the police to combat criminal...

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...