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Leading the fight to help birds migrate safely over Malta

Date posted: 
Monday, July 2, 2018

Nimrod Mifsud, a BirdLife Malta volunteer for over 10 years, has shown passion and drive in his efforts to help birds migrating over Malta.

BirdLife Malta President Darryl Grima hands Nimrod Mifsud his Nature's Hero certificate with BirdLife Malta CEO Mark Sultana (right) announcing his award to the assembled guests

Nimrod Mifsud, BirdLife Malta's newly nominated Nature's Hero, made headlines in the international press in 2014. With Nimrod's assistance, British naturalist and broadcaster Chris Packham was making a documentary on Malta's controversial spring hunting of migrant birds. While Nimrod and the BBC crew were making their way along a public footpath through land claimed for exclusive use by hunters, he was arrested and charged with trespassing, after allegedly being abused and threatened. Meet Nimrod here and read his amzing story.

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