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Malta’s commitment to protect marine life

Wed, 13/07/2016
Discover threatened seabirds and the LIFE projects that protect them on this tiny Mediterranean island nation.

Malta’s first marine Special Protection Areas...

Wed, 29/06/2016
Eight new locations will help protect endangered and declining seabirds in the country.

Join BirdLife Malta’s Raptor Camp and make a real...

Sat, 21/07/2012

The Raptor Camp, an international camp organised by BirdLife M

Spring Watch 2012 in Malta

Wed, 11/04/2012
Spring Watch 2012, an international camp organised by BirdLife Malta every spring aimed at monitoring illegal hunting of wild birds, will take place this year between 15th and 30th April. The event coincides, as always, with the peak spring migration and consequently the highest illegal hunting and trapping activity.

Music and Migration II : a musical appeal to stop...

Tue, 15/11/2011
UK/DK Music label 'Second Language' releases Music and Migration II in support of BirdLife Malta's campaign against illegal bird killing

New book: "THE BREEDING BIRDS OF MALTA"

Thu, 18/08/2011
In August, BirdLife Malta has sent out a new book titled "Breeding Birds of malta". The aim of this publication is to review and update the status of the breeding birds of Malta, and to present a historical overview.

White Storks hunted down

Fri, 20/05/2011
A flock of 200 White Storks in Malta were shot at from several different locations, in spite of BirdLife Malta's efforts.

Endangered bird shot in Malta, flown to Germany...

Fri, 06/05/2011
A Pallid Harrier, one of Europe's most-endangered birds of prey, which was shot in Malta, was sent to Germany for rehabilitation at the end of April, by BirdLife Malta.

Malta spring hunting out of control!

Tue, 03/05/2011
BirdLife calls for an immediate suspension of the ongoing spring hunting season in Malta.

Record number of Spoonbills seeking shelter from...

Mon, 21/02/2011
Starting last Friday, and continuing into the weekend, illegal hunters have been targeting rare protected Eurasian Spoonbill as a record three flocks totaling around 70 Spoonbills sought shelter in the southeast of Malta from gale force winds.

BirdLife Malta appoints new Executive Director

Wed, 02/02/2011
BirdLife Malta has announced its appointment of Mr Paul Debono as the organisation’s new Executive Director.

BirdLife Malta prepares for another illegal...

Mon, 31/01/2011
BirdLife Malta has announced Spring Watch Malta 2011, a conservation camp which forms a crucial part of their fight against the illegal spring hunting that is rife in Malta.

Help stop illegal hunting in Malta

Wed, 19/01/2011
Illegal hunting is a widespread and serious problem in Malta, with poachers specifically targeting protected birds including raptors (birds of prey) and Herons as well as rarer visitors to the islands.

Osprey ringed in Germany found shot in Malta

Wed, 06/10/2010
An Osprey ringed in Germany by NABU (BirdLife Partner) as part of a conservation project was recovered by the ALE and BirdLife Malta (BirdLife Partner) yesterday afternoon, shortly after being illegally shot in the Salina Bird Sanctuary.

BirdLife Malta Raptor Camp - September 2010 Video

Fri, 17/09/2010
Raphael Vassallo joins BirdLife Malta (BirdLife Partner) and the Campaign Against Bird Slaughter (CBAS) on their Raptor Watch camp in the Maltese countryside, monitoring for illegal hunting and trapping.

BirdLife fieldworker assaulted by illegal trapper

Fri, 06/08/2010
A BirdLife Malta fieldworker was physically attacked and injured by an individual illegally trapping waders adjacent to the Salina Bird Sanctuary.

Malta Spring hunting is unlawful

Fri, 14/05/2010
The new derogation contravenes the requirements of the EU Birds Directive as it clearly fails to satisfy the key conditions required by EU legislation: Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur and Common Quail Coturnix coturnix are in unfavourable conservation status in Europe and as required by the Commission’s guidance on hunting, no derogation for these species should be allowed.