EC pushes infringement proceedings over bird hunting

EC pushes infringement proceedings over bird hunting


The European Commission recently confirmed it was pushing infringement procedures against Malta for allowing the hunting of quails and turtle doves in spring, Di-ve reported. This procedure began last year. The BBC spoke of the European Commission’s intention in an article published on the news website. The government argued that the spring hunting season can be justified under the EU Birds Directive, because the migratory patterns of the quail and turtle dove make it impractical to hunt them in...


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