Press release 25.09.2008

Massive shooting down of birds of prey and storks

Prime Minister Gonzi calls for investigation of the situation

Injured Marsh Harrier recovered by a volunteerInjured Marsh Harrier recovered by a volunteerValetta: Conservationists are shocked to the marrow. Despite a massive police deployment and the public presence of numerous bird conservationists from all over Europe and beyond, hundreds of protected bird of prey species were shot by Maltese hunters in the past few days.