Dead protected birds found in freezer
The police have launched an investigation after they discovered dead protected birds stored in a freezer.
In a statement, the Administrative Law Enforcement?unit said its officers conducted a search in a field in the area known as?Il-Ballut in Marsaxlokk?but found nothing illegal.
Two men, aged 31 and 65, were on site.
The officers then searched their house in Tarxien?and found several dead protected birds in a freezer, including a Greater Commorad, two Hobby, a Kingfisher, a Sparrow Hawk and a?Squacco Heron.
The birds were handed to the Wild Birds Regulation Unit.??