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
BirdLife research yields more information about Mediterranean's 'most enigmatic bird'
A BirdLife Malta ringing exercise initiated in the late 60s, continues to generate more information about the Mediterranean Storm-Petrel’s migration habits, after a specimen...
Two flamingos released back into the wild

Two Greater Flamingos were released earlier in the week, after a short stay at...

Two Greater Flamingos were released earlier in the week,...

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...

Six poachers convicted for illegal bird trapping after CABS reports

Action by Committee Against Bird Slaughter leads to conviction and license...

Action by Committee Against Bird Slaughter leads to...

The ‘conservation conflict’: Is a referendum the answer?

Is a referendum on hunting the only solution to resolve the conflict between...

Is a referendum on hunting the only solution to resolve the...

Abandoned farmland spans size of 700 football grounds

Over 500 hectares of land in 2016 consisted of untilled agricultural land where...

Over 500 hectares of land in 2016 consisted of untilled...

Bee-harming pesticides banned across the EU

Friends of the Earth Malta commended the Maltese authority’s support for...

Friends of the Earth Malta commended the Maltese...

Elevated road proposed to restore Ghadira sand dunes

The sand replenishment project will reverse the situation to the 1960s...

The sand replenishment project will reverse the situation...

Spring hunting season was ‘one of the worst’ – BirdLife

The NGO said 17 protected birds was recovered and thousands more shot

The NGO said 17 protected birds was recovered and thousands...

[WATCH] Thousands of protected birds shot as government was misled, Birdlife says

BirdLife Malta said that the ten protected birds which were retrieved were only “the tip of the iceberg” as many other birds were targeted

BirdLife Malta said that the ten protected birds which were...

Six-storey development approved opposite Simar nature reserve

The Xemxija development will see the construction of apartments reaching up to...

The Xemxija development will see the construction of...

[WATCH] Protected bird of prey shot a few days into spring hunting season

Less than a week into the spring hunting season, a marsh harrier injured by a shotgun was received by Birdlife Malta

Less than a week into the spring hunting season, a marsh...

Minister to publish ERA report on fuel station policy next week

Environment Minister Jose Herrera said he received a draft report on...

Environment Minister Jose Herrera said he received a...

[WATCH] The secretive lives of Malta’s seabirds

BirdLife Malta has released exclusive footage of Yelkouan Shearwaters in their...

BirdLife Malta has released exclusive footage of Yelkouan...

[WATCH] The differences between quail and turtle dove explained ahead of new hunting season

BirdLife Malta launches campaign #NotAQuail ahead of new hunting season which starts on Easter Sunday and lasts until April 21 • Parliamentary Secretary...

BirdLife Malta launches campaign #NotAQuail ahead of new...