Peregrine falcon found shot dead near Stirling

Reading about the unacceptable slaughter of migrating birds on the island of Malta, including many rare and endangered raptors has highlighted to people across the world, just why these birds need better protection, not just on Malta but in many other European countries and in the Middle East. Sadly today we are brought back […]

Committee Against Bird Slaughter locates 72 illegal electronic lures in Maltese countryside

A CABS photo showing the two hunters it claims shot three birds each near Buskett on Saturday.

Hunters have installed an estimated three-figure number of illegal electronic lures for quail and protected waders in the Maltese countryside, the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) said today.


Maltese Police officer calls BirdLife members ‘faggots,’ one volunteer arrested

A BirdLife Malta member of staff was arrested and cautioned by the Inspector of the Administrative Law Enforcement on Monday after recording the events following an incident where a recently dead Little Bittern, a protected species, was witnessed in the mouth of a hunters’ dog. The member of staff spent over two hours in […]