Malta should consider moratorium on turtle dove hunting, says EU

European commission investigating violations of the EU bird directive after Malta allows 5,000 turtle doves to be shot, says Karmenu Vella

03 May 2016

Dolphins, seabirds and turtles get eight new protected sites

Turtles, seabirds and dolphins who make Maltese territorial waters their home are to be further protected thanks to the creation of eight new marine protected areas.

29 April 2016

Cattle drug threatens thousands of vultures

Modelling study paints bleak picture for Europe’s bird populations.


29 April 2016

Tchernobyl: les écosystèmes paient le prix fort

Non, la zone d’exclusion de Tchernobyl, désertée suite à l’accident nucléaire d’avril 1986, n’est pas le paradis que l’on décrit parfois.

26 April 2016

'Human swan' Sacha Dench to join 4,500-mile migration

A conservationist plans to take flight this autumn alongside thousands of swans as they make a 4,500-mile journey from the Russian arctic to the UK.

26 April 2016

From Africa to Somerset - sand martins lead the way

The sound fell from the sky like notes from a stave; a chorus of twitters, tweets and rattles.

17 April 2016

England's last golden eagle feared dead

Wildlife experts say the bird likely died of natural causes after they fail to spot him at his usual haunts in the Lake District

The Guardian

14 April 2016

Tiny birds tracked on mammoth Sahara flight

To cross the Sahara every autumn and spring, a little songbird snaps out of its nocturnal travel habits and flies for 40-60 hours, a study has found.

13 April 2016