Bird crime in Malta, Scotland


This video from a zoo says about itself:

The baby [greater] flamingo that was born on July 30 this year grows up well. This is “Dance of pleasure”.

October 2012. For the second time in less than a week illegal hunters have shot at and killed at least two Greater Flamingos flying off the coast of Malta, this time hunting the protected birds at sea, while BirdLife Malta received three more shot protected birds recovered at sea over the weekend: here.

October 2012. RSPB Scotland has condemned the shooting of a golden eagle, found barely alive, by a walker in Dumfriesshire. The bird was discovered on Saturday 6th October on a grouse moor near Wanlockhead, close to the Southern Upland Way. However, it is not clear precisely where the shooting occurred: here.

October 2012. A man has been convicted of illegally trapping a heron following a joint investigation with the Scottish SPCA and Dumfries and Galloway Police: here.

October 2012. Environmental groups have expressed deep concern about the sector-led planning that threatens to sideline Scotland’s marine environment and the national sustainability agenda. Members of Scottish Environment LINK – an umbrella group for Scotland’s environmental organisations – argue that delays to finalising a National Marine Plan will favour short-termist, large-scale development without ensuring due consideration of wider environmental impacts and the interests of broader marine activities: here.

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