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  • Attard, Joseph M. (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    The man who followed the birds from their breeding quarters in Europe across the Mediterranean to their farthest wintering latitudes of Africa has died in Hereford General Hospital in June this year on the day after his ...
  • Malta Ornithological Society (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    News from the Malta Ornithological Society and the world of bird conservation.
  • Editorial 
    Brother Edmund (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    We have great pleasure in presenting the second issue of the new Bulletin, Il-Merill, the organ of the Ornithological Society. The chief aim of this publication is to seek support in our continuous effort to protect bird ...
  • Brother Edmund (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    The title of the Society's Bulletin, IL-MERILL, is the Maltese name for the Blue Rock Thrush, Monticola Solitarius, which is one of the few resident species of the Islands. It was chosen as the National Bird of Malta by ...
  • Gauci, Charles (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    The first three months were dominated by strong winds which hampered ringing activities no end. Despite this, however, the group managed to ring over 650 birds belonging to thirty four different species. This figure exceeds ...
  • Attard, Joseph M. (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    1970 is European Conservation Year. All the member countries of the Council of Europe are taking part, as well as Spain and Portugal which have expressed a wish to be associated with the year. The theme of 1970 is Conservation ...
  • Sultana, Joe; Gauci, Charles (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    THE MALTA YEAR BOOK 1970 carries a paper on the Breeding Birds of Malta by J. Sultana & C. Gaud. The following is the Introduction of their detailed study and shows the alarming state of Malta's breeding species.
  • Malta Ornithological Society (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    News and updates from the Malta Ornithological Society
  • Brother Edmund (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    The title of the Society's Bulletin, IL-MERILL, is the Maltese name for the Blue Rock Thrush, Monticola Solitarius, which is one of the few resident species of the Islands. It was chosen as the National Bird of Malta by ...
  • Gauci, Charles (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    The months of April and May, the peak period of the spring migration, did not produce the number of birds a ringer would like. Only one significant fall of small passerines was recorded throughout the two months. With all ...
  • Caruana, P.; Beaman, M.; German, B.; Borg, S.; Galea, C.; Gauci, Charles; Hardman, J. A.; Sammut, N.; Sultana, Joe; Vassallo, F.; Vella Gaffiero, J.; Watson, T. M. (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    A list of bird sightings and movements for the months of January, February and March in Malta.
  • Sultana, Joe (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    The same general principles of bird-watching mentioned in the article, Bird-Watching in Malta, by M. Beaman in il-Merill. Issue No. 2 should also be applied to Gozo. I would again stress the importance of wind direction. ...
  • Galea, C. (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    One of the many projects that the M.O.S. has taken in hand is the appraisal of the situation of birds of prey in the Maltese Islands. It is very urgently needed and will provide, it is hoped, a basis for future efforts ...
  • Brother Edmund (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    The title of the Society's Bulletin, IL-MERILL, is the Maltese name for the Blue Rock Thrush, Monticola Solitarius, which is one of the few resident species of the Islands. It was chosen as the National Bird of Malta by ...
  • Gauci, Charles (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    All ringers were very active throughout most of the last five months of the year. The new ringers, S. Borg and J. Grech, completed their training in November and are now awaiting their permits from the British Trust for ...
  • Borg, S. (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    Another new species to be added is the Sooty Falcon Falco concolor. A specimen was taken at tal-Handaq on 17th August, 1970. It was in the company of two other unidentified falcons.
  • Sultana, Joe; Gauci, Charles (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    The White Wagtail Motacilla alba (Maltese name: Zakak) generally arrives in October though stragglers may be seen as early as mid-Septembter. It is a common autumn passage migrant and winter resident till March. Small ...
  • Sultana, Joe; Gauci, Charles (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    Spring migration was rather lean with very few notable falls or passages recorded. As usual, however, it was nonetheless exciting with a good number of rare or unusual birds turning up regularly.
  • Beaman, M. (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    'Where do you see all these birds? I've only seen a few sparrows in Malta.' This is a question which I am frequently asked. Many people, including, I suspect some of our members, are under the impression that these islands ...
  • Rushforth, D. (Malta Ornithological Society, 1970)
    J.Sultana and C. Gauci recorded in the September 1969 quarterly bulletin of the Malta Ornithological Society details of a major fall of trans-Saharan migrants in Malta during the last week of September 1969. Large Spring ...

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