To read about the later stages of the breeding season, scroll down a few posts to late June.
Update: a 30 minute programme about Bird Hunting in Malta, the first of two, will be broadcast at 11am on Tuesday 31st July on BBC Radio 4.
News has come in that the male of a pair of peregrines nesting in Malta has been shot by illegal hunters, the
female having been shot earlier in the year.
Here's a link to the story:
Should you have any spare cash, I'm sure Birdlife Malta would appreciate a donation:
This group fight valiantly against the powerful hunting lobby in Malta. They are making ground slowly but it is an uphill struggle and they do need as much support as they can get. Brave folk those.....
Nick B (DWT)