06 May '11, 2pm

Endangered bird shot in Malta, flown to Germany for rehab: A Pallid Harrier, one of Europe's most-endangered bir...

Endangered bird shot in Malta, flown to Germany for rehab: A Pallid Harrier, one of Europe's most-endangered bir...

A Pallid Harrier, one of Europe’s most-endangered birds of prey, which was shot in Malta, was sent to Germany for rehabilitation by BirdLife Malta, at the end of April. This Pallid Harrier is one of 26 shot protected birds which BirdLife Malta has received since the spring hunting season started on the 13th April. On this list are birds of poor conservation status in Europe including a Black Kite, a Lesser Kestrel, the Pallid Harrier, and a Purple Heron. The Pallid Harrier was recovered on Sunday 1st May after a member of the public found the bird in his garden in the limits of Mosta. The bird had gunshot injuries to the wing and chest that were a few days old, having been shot during the spring hunting derogation period, was emaciated and unable to fly. The bird received preliminary veterinary care in Malta. Since rehabilitation facilities for wild birds are lacking in Ma...

Full article: http://www.birdlife.org/community/2011/05/endangered-bird...

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Endangered bird shot in Malta, flown to Germany...

birdlife.org 06 May '11, 11am

A Pallid Harrier, one of Europe’s most-endangered birds of prey, which was shot in Malta, was sent to Germany for rehabili...

The Dhole: Asia's Unique Species of Endangered Wild Dog

The Dhole: Asia's Unique Species of Endangered ...

environmentalgraffiti.com 06 May '11, 10pm

The Dhole is also called the Asiatic Wild Dog or Cuon alpinus . It is not closely related to any other canine, so it is a ...

Malta spring hunting out of control!: BirdLife Europe, together with its national Partner BirdLife Malta, strong...

Malta spring hunting out of control!: BirdLife ...

birdlife.org 03 May '11, 1pm

Despite the Maltese government’s commitment on enforcement, it cannot be seen that, compared to previous years, illegal bi...

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with Conservancy and partners May 14, Carpenter Ranch in Colorado.

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with...

nature.org 06 May '11, 11pm

Join us in celebrating International Migratory Bird Day on May 14th at the Carpenter Ranch, home to over 140 species of mi...