Tag: spring hunting

Watch: Birdlife to send Spring hunting illegalities to the EC

Results from this year’s spring hunting season to be sent to the European Commission prove derogation was just a smokescreen allowing illegal hunting of vulnerable Turtle-doves, said Birdlife Malta in a statement issued on Friday.

Police will take no further action after investigate BirdLife’s criminal complaint

The police said that after investigating the criminal complaint filed by BirdLife Malta over the alleged illegally issued hunting licences, it has decided that it would not take further action.

Rampant illegal trapping in Malta and Gozo

In the past weeks the illegal killing of birds was recorded was not simply in the form of illegally hunting birds but also illegal trapping of finches in various parts of Malta and Gozo, said Birdlife Malta.

“Country not on lockdown; Hunters should not face discrimination” – Kaċċaturi...

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.

Newspapers and news portals join 10 eNGOs calling on PM not...

Independent newspapers Times of Malta, Malta Today, The Malta Independent and Illum together with news portals Newsbook, The Shift News and Gozo.News have joined the call on Prime Minister Robert Abela not to open the spring hunting season amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Quarantine police to be transferred to hunting duties if season re-opens

Sources say that the spring hunting season will be opened from 10 April until the end of the month.

10 NGOs back call for spring hunting season closure

In a joint statement, the NGOs noted that while the public was being encouraged to remain home due to the coronavirus outbreak in Malta, the government would allow "thousands" of hunters to be in the countryside and hunt birds.

BirdLife International CEO calls on PM not to open spring hunting...

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Birdlife International, Patricia Zurita has called on Prime Minister Robert Abela to show leadership at this particular time, not give in to lobbies and to refrain from opening the spring hunting season.

Watch: Cabinet wants to rubber stamp a spring hunting season –...

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter has backed up the call made by BirdLife Malta.

FKNK asks for decision on spring hunting; “Hunters are not privileged”...

The Federation for Hunting and Conservation (FKNK) is appealing to the Government to make a decision regarding spring hunting season.