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  • Navigating in the open ocean like a shearwater!

    In our previous seabird blog A journey with the Yelkouan Shearwater, we learnt about the incredible journey a Yelkouan Shearwater takes, time after time, with countless effort during the breeding season to succeed to raise its one and only chick. This time, we will try to discover a little more about their awesome capabilities.   Shearwaters…
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  • Night flight of the herons

    The largest flock of Night-herons I ever saw, and possibly the largest ever recorded in Malta, numbered over 180 birds. Most days from mid-August to late September, small flocks of Night-herons stop over at the nature reserve in Simar. They usually arrive in the early hours and can be heard calling as they settle and…
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  • Leave Mellieħa’s Foresta 2000 site pristine!

    BirdLife Malta and Din l-Art Ħelwa, the two organisations responsible for the management of Foresta 2000 Nature Reserve, have filed separate objections to the Planning Authority in relation to a planning application aiming to redevelop the site of the former Festaval Hotel in Mellieħa. The application (PA4933/22) proposes to develop a new five-floor hotel with…
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  • Hunter caught killing four Greater Flamingos gets jail sentence

    BirdLife Malta is satisfied that the hunter who was witnessed shooting down and killing four Greater Flamingos in October 2021 from Qawra Point has been found guilty. He has been sentenced with a one-year jail term along with the confiscation of his shotgun and a revocation of his hunting licence for life, apart from being…
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