BirdLife Malta office flooded by illegal hunting reports and injured birds

5th October 2012, Malta – Following the shooting of several Greater Flamingos in St Paul’s Bay last Wednesday, BirdLife Malta office has been flooded with additional injured and dead protected birds, and numerous reports of protected birds being shot in several locations over the last 48 hours. BirdLife Malta together with the RSPB (BirdLife UK) […]

A National Disgrace says the RSPB and we all agree. But ‘Will’ or ‘Can’ anything be done?

RSPB Conservation Manager, Stuart Benn, reflects on the discovery of a dead golden eagle earlier this year.

The golden eagle seen below found dead with both legs broken was fitted with a satellite tag on 23 June 2011 as a nestling at an eyrie high in the hills above Loch Ness. It took its first […]

2012 Golden Opportunity to Crack Bird of Prey Persecution, before it’s too late!

[singlepic id=291 w=118 h=118 float=left]As the hen harrier teeters on the brink of extinction as a breeding bird in England, Coalition and Welsh Government Ministers have a once in a lifetime opportunity to tackle the illegal killing of birds of prey in England and Wales, and must not waste it.

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