The European Parliament voted to ban lead ammunition in wetlands across Europe. Within 24 months, all ammunition used in wetlands must be free of lead. The REACH committee already voted to ban lead in October because of its highly toxic properties.
Earlier this month the government signed off the management of Miżieb and Aħrax woodlands in Mellieħa to the hunters’ lobby.
Several farmed Muscovy ducks are sick and dying close to the Salina Nature Reserve, but no action has been taken by the competent authorities.
BirdLife Malta yesterday wrote to Prime Minister Robert Abela insisting that the season should not be opened.
The Federation for Hunting and Conservation (FKNK) is appealing to the Government to make a decision regarding spring hunting season.
Last year was the second worst year where illegal hunting was concerned since 2013, BirdLife Malta said.
Two juvenile Greater Flamingos have been released at Għadira Nature Reserve by BirdLife Malta.In a statement the non-governmental organisation said that the two juvenile...
Yesterday, the Maltese islands saw several flamingos circling around its coasts. While some juveniles were exhausted and landed close to people, others were shot...
A flamingo became the main attraction for swimmers at Għadira Bay on Tuesday. Not only did many people gather to have a look, but...