News spring hunting

New regulations put waterfowl under fire in...

Fri, 27/04/2018
In Belarus, spring hunting continues unabated. Every year it is a thorny issue for conservationists trying to ensure that society, hunters and lawmakers understand the huge environmental repercussions. Alesia Basharymava from APB-BirdLife Belarus tell us more.

The spring hunting ban in Kazakhstan: one year on

Mon, 26/03/2018
In early 2017, the government of Kazakhstan introduced a ban on spring hunting. One year on, Danara Zharbolova (ACBK/BirdLife Kazakhstan) reflects on why this decision was – and remains – so important.

Can the European Commission save the Ortolan...

Thu, 07/07/2016
This bird is in danger of being eaten out of existence. Here's what BirdLife is doing to save it.

Bird trapping on the rise in Cyprus – an...

Wed, 16/05/2012
The latest monitoring results in Cyprus show that bird trapping with mist nets and limesticks continues to rise, threatening many migrants travelling through the Eastern Mediterranean Island.

Criticism of Finland's Spring Hunting of...

Tue, 14/06/2011
BirdLife Partners call to stop hunting of Common Eiders in Baltic Sea.

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.