Government to propose year-round season to hunt birds bred for shooting
Birds bred in captivity could be released in the wild for year-round hunting season, according to WBRU proposal
Ornis opens trapping season for Song Thrush and Golden Plover, ban on finch trapping continues
There will be no finch trapping during the upcoming trapping season, after the Ornis Committee decided to open trapping for the Song Thrush and Golden Plover
Rare Egyptian Vulture guarded by police and BirdLife during Malta stop

Birders concerned about endangered bird's safety as it makes Malta stop on its way to Sahara from Italy

Birders concerned about endangered bird's safety...

[WATCH] Largest ever flock of Night Herons rests at Simar Nature Reserve

BirdLife said the occurrence proved Malta’s geographical importance during migration and the need to have pockets of protected nature reserves

BirdLife said the occurrence proved Malta’s...

Large haul of juveniles sinks Lampuki price as late winter delays fish growth

Compared to previous years, the start of the season has seen a large catch of smaller sized Lampuki, which have dragged down prices

Compared to previous years, the start of the season has...

[WATCH] Juvenile flamingo shot in Marsascala, BirdLife CEO says

Mark Sultana said he witnessed an incident where one juvenile flamingo out of...

Mark Sultana said he witnessed an incident where one...

Malta’s only amphibian has its Rabat home, a one-kilometre water channel, restored

Government agency Ambjent Malta planning to restore Wied Liemu valley channel to its original state after Painted frog populations suggested decline due...

Government agency Ambjent Malta planning to restore...

[WATCH] MaltaToday Survey | Malta, a nation of pet lovers

The first-ever MaltaToday survey on pets reveals a nation in love with its...

The first-ever MaltaToday survey on pets reveals a nation...

Kalanka hotelier wants to bring back the Maltese goat

An ambitious plan to reintroduce the Maltese goat, a breed which disappeared...

An ambitious plan to reintroduce the Maltese goat, a breed...

[WATCH] Two Common Kestrel pairs breed in Malta this year

Common Kestrels scarcely breed in Malta, but decrease in illegal hunting is...

Common Kestrels scarcely breed in Malta, but decrease in...

[WATCH] Turtle nesting’s turbulent Malta history

Last week, a Loggerhead turtle laid eggs at Gnejna Bay, only the second time in...

Last week, a Loggerhead turtle laid eggs at Gnejna Bay,...

Chadwick Lakes picnickers to be steered away from valley bed

Picknickers will be placed in designated areas due to the disturbance caused to...

Picknickers will be placed in designated areas due to the...

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...