Malta: Massacre on Migration 2018 update

November 27, 2018
Malta LH

Here is an update from the frontline in Malta, plus a chance to buy some beautiful water colours by Darren Woodhead.

Malta 2014 – 2017

September 20, 2017
Malta - Massacre on Migration

This year 15 protected birds were reported killed to BirdLife Malta during the spring hunting season – just the tip of the iceberg. Our video will bring you up to date and summarise key happenings from the last 4 years.

Malta – Video Evidence

April 20, 2017
The Evidence

Undercover filming of our verbal and physical assault by Gozo resident suspected of keeping illegally trapped birds.

Live from the Killing Fields

April 26, 2016

Video: Chris brings an update on spring hunting from Malta – filmed live on 24th April 2016 via Periscope. #wheredovesdie

Chris Packham is voted a top conservation hero

May 12, 2015

The UK’s first Wildlife Power List has been announced by BBC Wildlife Magazine and Chris has been honoured with second place.

Conservation Hero of the Year

December 23, 2014

Chris has been voted Conservation Hero of the Year in the Birders’ Choice Awards 2014 after receiving 55 per cent of the votes cast by birdwatchers – “an award of which he can be justifiably proud”

Green Ribbon Award Winners

November 18, 2014
Chris Packham - Malta - Massacre on Migration

Chris, Ruth, Jez and Luke have won the Green Ribbon Award for Best environmental campaign by the Media for their ‘Malta – Massacre on Migration’ campaign which began in April 2014.

Video Diaries

May 14, 2014
Chris Packham - Malta - Massacre on Migration

‘Massacre on Migration – Malta’ video diaries presented by Chris Packham and produced by Jez Toogood, Ruth Pearcey and Luke Massey. They were posted to YouTube daily 21st – 27th April 2014.

Malta on the political agenda . . .

May 10, 2014
Chris Packham - Malta - Massacre on Migration

The House of Commons debated “UK policy on protection of migratory birds in Malta” on Wednesday 7 May. It was called for by Sir John Randall, MP.


April 29, 2014
Chris Packham - Malta - Massacre on Migration

Let’s be clear . . . this campaign is not over. Nor will it be until spring hunting and illegal shooting have ended on Malta. However, it’s certainly time for some gratitude.