• Homage to Catalonia

    One year ago - By 10,000 Birds

    In a warm Catalonian March (I was about to say Spanish, but among quite a few flags, I haven't seen a single Spanish one), Barcelona was filled with sunlight and full of Rose-ringed and Monk Parakeets , two charming but alien and invasive species. The year was 2013 and despite all that sun, I have spent days in a darkened Museu Blau (blue only on the facade, but black inside, almost gothic) with a rather interesting natural history collection (the most interesting question was - how many of those specimens have I seen in the wild, alive and kicking) on a pan-European bird atlassing...
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