Tag: Birdlife Malta

Watch: ‘Maltese falcon’ shot at Għarb

A juvenile specimen of the Mediterranean subspecies of the Peregrine Falcon – which is also known as the Maltese Falcon – has been shot and injured in Għarb on Monday, BirdLife Malta reported.

To help protect vulnerable seabirds, BirdLife publishes light pollution guidelines

Through its LIFE Arċipelagu Garnija project, which seeks to secure the Maltese islands for the vulnerable Yelkouan Shearwater, BirdLife Malta has published a set of guidelines seeking to bring about ecologically-responsible lighting in the Maltese islands.

Learning more about plastic pollution

Birdlife Malta is organising an event at the Salina Nature Reserve - A Plastic Ocean.

Watch: Research on satellite-tagging of turtledoves continues

Continued research has permitted the satellite-tagging of three Turtledoves by BirdLife Malta this spring. The effort replicates and adds on the journeys of Francesco, an Italian Turtle-dove originally satellite-tagged in April 2017 from Comino’s bird sanctuary who continues transmitting to date.

Birdlife Malta accuses FKNK of misleading the public

It is very clear that the hunting lobby has found itself with its back to the wall and to react in some way to the campaign being led by Spazji Miftuħa, a coalition of more than 50 NGOs and entities, in response to the secret agreement which will restrict access the two woodland areas of Miżieb and l-Aħrax to FKNK, the same Federation for Hunting and Conservation (FKNK) has now resorted to a campaign of lies, said Birdlife Malta.

Aid to environmental NGOs should be made public, FKNK retorts

The Federation for Hunting and Conservation (FKNK) hit back at environmental NGOs calling for the proposed transfer of the Miżieb and Aħrax woodlands to the federation to be made public, insisting that this should only happen if the government funding they received was similarly publicised.

Attacks and intimidation won’t work, says Birdlife Malta

BirdLife Malta has strongly condemned the attacks against the organisation by two Government Ministers and a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the Maltese Government following the filing of a Complaint with the Commissioner of Police requesting the withdrawal of hunting licences which were issued illegally by the Ministry for Gozo.

FKNK shall take legal action against Birdlife over “false report”

The Federation for Hunting and Conservation (FKNK) said it shall take leagl action against Birdlife Malta after the Police Commissioner’s dismissal of Birdlife’s request. FKNK also said that it may request the Police Commissioner to investigate the filing of a false report by Birdlife Malta.

They did rest, and in peace – Kaccaturi San Ubertu

Kaccaturi San Ubertu (KSU) said that the Short-Toed Eagles who recently migrated over Malta did indeed rest in peace.

Changes in trapping season legislation based on non-factual demands – BirdLife...

The 2019 trapping season that opened last Sunday have seen introduced several changes. BirdLife Malta feels that these changes are a result of non-factual...