BirdLife says that there was a spontaneous gathering on Sunday
The Environment and Resources Authority have confirmed that the Federazzjoni Kaċċaturi Nassaba Konservazzjonisti (FKNK) have no titles to the lands in Miżieb and l-Aħrax in Mellieħa.
BirdLife Malta cancelled a meeting it was meant to have with Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia, after comments he made on social media about hunters.
The Federation for Hunting and Conservation, FKNK, should refrain from firing 3 shotguns on Sunday at 8:00 am. In a statement, FKNK said that hunters should not back the initiative of a particular hunter who shared this idea on a post on his Facebook profile.
Under the current circumstances and without any reservations, Kaċċaturi San Ubertu is appealing to its members to strictly observe all present or future directives related to COVID-19 issued by the Health Authorities.
The Government announced that it has welcomed the recommendation given by the Ornis Committee to open the quail hunting season. However, hunters who are over 65 years old will not be allowed to go hunting as they are considered as vulnerable.
Union says police will be burdened when they're already busy doing inspections
Kaċċaturi San Ubertu (KSU) welcomes the decision taken by the ORNIS Committee to open a quail hunting season this spring, however KSU said it has noted that for the fourth consequetive year the proposals to open a spring hunting season on turtle dove were unconvincing.
Sources say that the spring hunting season will be opened from 10 April until the end of the month.
The Federation for Hunting and Conservation (FKNK) is appealing to the Government to make a decision regarding spring hunting season.
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