[IN PICTURES] Falconry in Malta: from king’s tribute to ancient art revived
A 4,000-year-old technique that bonds wild falcons to their masters is part of the fascination with the arcane world of falconry
European Commission official says Malta has no justification for bird trapping derogations
Finch trapping had to stop when Malta’s exceptional transition period lapsed five years after joining the EU, Brussels official says
Whales in the Mediterranean: more common than you think

Biologist Alan Deidun explains why whales in the Mediterranean are more common...

Biologist Alan Deidun explains why whales in the...

BirdLife Malta receiving non-stop reports of illegal hunting

One of the latest victims to be photographed is an Osprey with evident blood...

One of the latest victims to be photographed is an Osprey...

Illegal hunting of turtle-doves dominates start of spring hunting season

BirdLife Malta raises the alarm less than a week since the spring hunting season was opened, and illegal hunting is already rampant

BirdLife Malta raises the alarm less than a week since the...

Spring hunting is wrong for more than one reason

To allow hunters out with guns on public land during a pandemic that is forcing...

To allow hunters out with guns on public land during a...

Migration of ducks, the harbingers of spring | Charles Coleiro

The first significant passage of birds heading north takes place between...

The first significant passage of birds heading north takes...

[IN PICTURES] The glorious months of spring bird migration

Bird migration is without doubt one of the most spectacular events in a...

Bird migration is without doubt one of the most spectacular...

Birdlife believe resident flamingo at Ghadira reserve was killed after discovery of pink feathers

A flamingo that made the Ghadira nature reserve its home for the past 18 months is believed to have been killed by poachers after a hunting cartridge, pink...

A flamingo that made the Ghadira nature reserve its home...

Comino underwater documentary launched

The Malta Airport foundation has released a 30-minute underwater documentary on Comino

The Malta Airport foundation has released a 30-minute...

Get some fresh air... mental health charity and BirdLife launch ecotherapy programme

When the doctor prescribes some fresh air... ecotherapy programme is a first for Malta

When the doctor prescribes some fresh air... ecotherapy...

Botanist publishes first-of-its-kind research on Maltese orchids

Book could influence policies on development of land outside building zones...

Book could influence policies on development of land...

[WATCH] Birds left stranded due to increase in light pollution across Malta

Record 24 stranded Scopoli’s Shearwaters recovered by general public in 2018, indicating worrying effects of an increase in the levels of light...

Record 24 stranded Scopoli’s...

Illegal to poison animals when there is no possible threat that they are pests

Animal lovers across the nation have called for the banning of poison from shop shelves

Animal lovers across the nation have called for the banning...

CABS says ‘hundreds’ illegally trapping birds under cover of legal season

CABS said that in the vast majority of cases, no Wild Birds Regulation Unit officers were available to identify and document the birds being found by the...

CABS said that in the vast majority of cases, no Wild Birds...

Flamingos shot after leaving Għadira nature reserve

BirdLife Malta says 2018 will have been the worst year for the illegal hunting...

BirdLife Malta says 2018 will have been the worst year for...

[WATCH] CABS catch poachers in the act as 34 illegalities reported

Volunteers of the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) have been stationed...

Volunteers of the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS)...

Lack of vets raises concern over cautious use of animal drugs

Concerns have been raised that a lack of Maltese vets could be pushing animal...

Concerns have been raised that a lack of Maltese vets could...

[WATCH] Police break down trapping hide’s door after poacher locks himself in

‘Close your eyes or close trapping season,’ CABS tells minister

‘Close your eyes or close trapping season,’...

Marsalforn hotel may be approved if old Xaghra farm house is retained

A 58-room hotel extending outside development zones and overlooking the valley...

A 58-room hotel extending outside development zones and...