Malta gives go ahead to shooting of 5,000 endangered turtle doves

Conservationists urge EU to take action against Malta for continuing the spring hunt despite the birds recently being added to ‘red list’ of species at risk of being wiped out

The Guardian

Last updated on 17 March 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Malta
Region: 
Europe
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species: 
Streptopelia turtur turtur
Species group: 
Birds