Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Malta: Autumn Migration 2012
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Malta: Autumn Migration 2012

613

Published on

A personal recollection of the 2012 Raptorcamp. Please note that there is no audio so some context is missing

A personal recollection of the 2012 Raptorcamp. Please note that there is no audio so some context is missing

Published in: News & Politics
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
613
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
4
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Malta: Autumn Migration 2012 #RaptorcampWith huge thanks to Birdlife Malta, forboth organising raptor camp and the work they do
  • 2. A total of 48 countries were found to be connected to Malta by ring recoveries 36 European countries 12 African countriesFrom: Raine A (2007) The international impact ofhunting and trapping in the Maltese islands
  • 3. Quail and TurtleDove are bothlegally hunted
  • 4. According to the • 12,000 huntersFKNK* • 4000 trappers • 160 sqkm land allowable for hunting and trapping – 100 hunters / trappers per square kilometre*http://www.huntinginmalta.org.mt/index.pl/traditional_hunting_practices
  • 5. Reality Check for BirdersIn a 14 day period in September, Birdlife Maltavolunteers attending Raptorcamp 2012 were witnessto:• 227 incidents of hunting outside of specified allowable hunting times• 76 incidents of hunters shooting at protected species• 135 incidents of illegal bird lures being used• 70+ birds were witnessed in flight with injuries. – 29 Marsh Harriers were seen with injuries – 13 Honey Buzzards were seen with injuries
  • 6. Courtesy of Joe Cockram
  • 7. • Avocet • Ringtail Harrier - • Quail• Hoopoe Probable Montagues• Black Tern• Great Skua • Eleonoras Falcon • Kittiwake• Turtle Dove • White-winged Black • Rock Thrush• Turtle Dove Tern • Blackbird• Corn Bunting • Little Bittern • Blackbird• Lesser Kestrel • Sandwich Tern • Red-footed Falcon• European Storm • Spanish Sparrow • Caspian Tern Petrel • Cuckoo • Marsh Harrier• Little Tern • Kingfisher • Bee-eater• Spotted Crake • Velvet Scoter • Bee-eater• Harrier (probable • Dotterel • Spanish Sparrow Pallid) • Yellow-legged Gull • Honey Buzzard• Marsh Harrier • Northern Shoveller • Whinchat • Kestrel
  • 8. Visithttp://www.birdlifemalta.org/

×