Update: BirdLife retrieves 2 injured birds today a Honey Buzzard and Purple Heron
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Update with added information – BirdLife Malta, has said that this morning it retrieved an injured Honey Buzzard from Buskett.
The injured protected bird of prey was picked up by members of the Police Force, and has been confirmed shot by the vet, BLM said.
The NGO added that in the meantime another report from the public came in about an injured bird at Manoel Island.
The bird, a Purple Heron, has been recovered by BirdLife Malta, and they said that, the vet has since confirmed that “this bird has also been shot.”
Photograph: BLM screenshot