Egyptian Vulture land on Malta, god help it if the hunters find it.

The Vulture, nicknamed Tobia, hatched in June of this year and was released into the wild in Calabria Italy earlier this month.

A rare Egyptian Vulture (Avultun Abjad), nicknamed Tobia, from a conservation reintroduction programme in Italy, spent last night on Malta being guarded by BirdLife Malta and the Police.

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Malta taken to European Union court over finch trapping – Government says it will defend country’s right to apply derogation

The European Commission is referring Malta to the EU Court of Justice for its decision to allow finch trapping. The Commission said the case concerns Malta’s decision to allow the live capture of seven species of wild finches as from 2014.

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