May 31, 2022
Common Quail / Coturnix coturnix by Rollin Verlinde

Removing calling devices in Albania

Despite a hunting ban in place in Albania, illegal hunting and poaching continue during the hunting season. One of the most common sights is the use […]
May 31, 2022
European Goldfinch / Carduelis carduelis by Rollin Verlinde

Bird poaching in Malta remained rampant in 2021

In 2021, 181 protected birds were illegally shot in Malta, according to BirdLife Malta.   Yet despite this appalling number, it is only a small part of […]
May 31, 2022
Carduelis carduelis by Yves Adams

Illegal wild bird trade In Jordan

More than 300 species of migratory birds pass through Jordan using two main corridors: the Rift Valley and the Eastern desert. However, habitat loss and degradation […]
April 27, 2022
Egyptian Vulture / Neophron percnopterus by ESCOCIA

National Anti-poisoning Road Map approved in Albania

Legal provisions against the poisoning of wildlife and particularly the use of poison baits have been absent in Albania, until the latest amendments proposed by the […]
April 27, 2022
Eurasian Griffon Vulture / Gyps fulvus by Lars Soerink

18 Griffon Vultures saved from being poisoned in North Macedonia

Original story  A recent poisoning incident in the Republic of North Macedonia put the local Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) population in imminent danger. Luckily, the local […]
March 8, 2022

Responsible Hunting in Lebanon

The Red Sea flyway is the second most important flyway for migratory birds in the world. Yet, birds are not only faced with the stress and […]
December 13, 2021

An overview of the autumn hunting and poaching season in Italy

During the first days of a real harsh autumn hunting season, BirdLife’s Italian Partner Lipu successfully took part in anti-poaching operations and investigations.
December 9, 2021

Almost 14k citizens demand deterrent fines for bird trapping in Cyprus

On 30 November 2021, BirdLife Cyprus handed the President of the House of Representatives, Ms Annita Demetriou, the signatures of more than 13,700 citizens calling for the annulment of the relaxation of the bird protection law.