Illegal hunters in Malta take advantage of lax enforcement on first days of hunting season

This juvenile Bee-eater, was shot on the first day of the hunting season, wing broken and blinded in one eye. This young bird hatched this year and was making its first migration to Africa.

Tuesday 4th September, Malta – BirdLife Malta today announced that there were no ALE units patrolling the countryside on the […]

Increasing Numbers of Pallid Harriers enjoy Swedish summer

Over 6 Pallid Harriers are reported to have summered in Sweden this year making this season one of the best for this species on record. Hybrid pairs have been found as far south as Denmark but with so many birds now arriving each summer it is felt that pure breeding between these birds will take […]