Anon. (2008, April 9). 419 shot protected birds reported last year: "The tip of the iceberg" - BirdLife. Times of Malta [online]. Available http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20080409/local/419-shot-protected-birds-reported-last-year [2009, March 23]
"The tip of the iceberg" - BirdLife
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BirdLife Malta said today that 419 protected birds suffering gunshot injuries were reported or delivered to it and the National Museum of Natural History last year.
A further 74 incidents of illegal hunting and trapping were recorded during the year.