419 shot protected birds reported last year

Authors: 
Anon.
Document Type: 
Media
Citation: 
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]
Year Published: 
2008
Sec Title: 
"The tip of the iceberg" - BirdLife
Type Work: 
News Release
Availability: 
online
Location of Project: 
malta
Language: 
english
Country: 
malta
Url: 
http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20080409/local/419-shot-protected-birds-reported-last-year
Bushmeat Asian Type: 
Other
Keywords: 
malta ; poaching ; hunting ; illegal hunting ; shooting ; protected birds ; migratory birds ;
Abstract: 
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.
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