[WATCH] At the first signs of spring, BirdLife extends opening hours of nature reserves
The first small flocks of barn swallows are a sign of the start of the spring bird migration over Malta
[WATCH] Barn owls set to return to the Maltese wild, parliamentary secretary says
After five NGOs received financial aid to promote the conservation of wild birds, Parliamentary Secretary for Animal Rights Clint Camilleri inaugurated the Barn Owl reintroduction...
[WATCH] BirdLife anticipating ‘open season’ on turtle dove, as quail hunting season opens

The NGO has released a video explaining the differences between quail which can be legally hunted and turtle dove, the hunting of which is illegal

The NGO has released a video explaining the differences...

[WATCH] 500 killifish specially bred for threatened saline marshland in Marsaskala

500 new hatches of killifish were especially bred to populate the threatened il-Magħluq in Marsaskala after the endemic fish dwindled to just five pairs...

500 new hatches of killifish were especially bred to...

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

BirdLife and hunting lobby to meet in Ornis committee over...

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

Hunting federation FKNK demands two-week hunting season in...

[WATCH] Puma owner posts Facebook video of controversial enclosure

Owner of puma shows off enclosure on Facebook video after animal rights groups...

Owner of puma shows off enclosure on Facebook video after...

[WATCH] At the first signs of spring, BirdLife extends opening hours of nature reserves

The first small flocks of barn swallows are a sign of the start of the spring bird migration over Malta

The first small flocks of barn swallows are a sign of...

Turtle lays eggs at Ġnejna Bay; area cordoned off

A turtle has laid eggs at Ġnejna Bay just two years after a similar occurrence...

A turtle has laid eggs at Ġnejna Bay just two years after...

Soaring demand for new water by farmers

The number of farmers making use of the new water has increased from 170 in April to 269

The number of farmers making use of the new water has...

President’s think-tank calls for creative solutions before uprooting trees

National Hub for Ethnobotanical Research demands meaningful consultations with communities affected by tree-felling

National Hub for Ethnobotanical Research demands meaningful...

[WATCH] Update 4 | EU court declares trapping in Malta illegal, but PN and hunters want new derogation

EU court seals fate of bird trapping in Malta saying that practice breaches EU law • Maltese government: 'We did everything possible' 

EU court seals fate of bird trapping in Malta saying that...

Hunters spot first-ever Hoopoe breeding in Malta

Hunters spotted two pairs of hoopoes, one pair bred in Gozo, while the...

Hunters spotted two pairs of hoopoes, one pair bred in...

BirdLife fears Għadira road project could impact nature reserve

The proposal to erect an elevated road was put forward by Projects...

The proposal to erect an elevated road was put...

[WATCH] Hunters record secretive and rare water bird

The Baillon's Crake is a rare visitor to the Maltese islands

The Baillon's Crake is a rare visitor to the Maltese...

[WATCH] Updated | Rare bird illegaly shot in Salina

A protected avocet – a scarce and irregular migrant species – was...

A protected avocet – a scarce and irregular migrant...

Marsaskala's il-Maghluq saline marshland gets long overdue clean up

Earlier this month, the Marsaskala local council urged environment minister...

Earlier this month, the Marsaskala local council urged...

[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...