Tobia the Egyptian vulture made it to Malta – and survived the ordeal, after having been guarded all night long by conservationists and the police!

After Agata and Sara were released in Puglia in late August (see here and here for news on those two birds), four other captive bred Egyptian vultures have been released on the 9th of September in Calabria, as part of an experiment to test procedures and get crucial data on the feasibility and relevance of […]

The Scottish Government is proposing to cull 25% of the Barnacle Goose population on the Hebridean Island of Islay.

The Scottish authorities are proposing a 25% cull of Barnacle Geese on the Hebridean Island of Islay. To discover more of this story follow the link to the Wildfowl & Wetland Trust web site.

http://www.wwt.org.uk/news/news/2015/09/wwt-news/barnacle-geese-cull-wwt-takes-action/ Barnacle Goose captured on winter feeding grounds The recent average has been 36,000 Barnacle geese using the island […]