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Bird trapping on the rise in Cyprus – an estimated 2.8 million birds killed in 2011

Wed, 16/05/2012 - 07:36

The latest monitoring results in Cyprus show that bird trapping with mist nets and limesticks continues to rise, threatening...

Europe and Central Asia Cyprus Birds in Europe

Criticism of Finland's Spring Hunting of Common Eider

Tue, 14/06/2011 - 08:02

The population of common eider Somateria mollissima in the Baltic Sea has dramatically declined over the last decades. Nevertheless, the local government of Åland, an autonomou...

Europe and Central Asia Denmark

White Storks hunted down

Fri, 20/05/2011 - 07:54

The largest flock of White Storks ever recorded in Malta shot at from several different locations, as the birds sought overnight shelter in Malta. At least six the 200-strong flock of storks were seen to be shot down, while another injured stork ...

Europe and Central Asia Malta Birds in Europe

Endangered bird shot in Malta, flown to Germany for rehab

Fri, 06/05/2011 - 13:52

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

Europe and Central Asia

Malta spring hunting out of control!

Tue, 03/05/2011 - 13:07

BirdLife Europe, together with its national Partner BirdLife Malta, strongly asked for an immediate suspension of the ongoing spring hunting season in Malta, in order to prevent more protected birds from being killed and i...

Europe and Central Asia Malta Birds in Europe