Birds of Malta

Click below for the latest updated (February 2024) Malta Bird Checklist providing a comprehensive list of the birds of the Maltese Islands. The birds in the PDF are listed according to the Maltese, English and scientific names. The checklist, currently comprising 404 species, is the product of the BirdLife Malta Rarities & Records Committee with contributions by Edward Bonavia and Victor Falzon.

You can also visit Birding in Malta, an informative and highly-illustrated website about birds and birdwatching in the Maltese Islands. This website is the brainchild of Nicholas Galea and Steve Zammit Lupi who are also keen birdwatchers and members of BirdLife Malta. Click on this link to gain direct access to the list of all the birds that were recorded in Malta.