Photo by Abel Julien.

A short introduction to Barcelona’s tropical parrots. more

Feb 1, 2016 1:30 PM FEATURES

Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a total beginner, there are plenty of places in Catalunya to make a big catch. more

Sep 1, 2015 4:03 PM TRAVEL

Nettle Tree Butterfly

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Lucy Brzoska remembers a storm that hit Collserola more

Dec 20, 2011 10:24 AM FEATURES

Thread-waisted wasp grooming

Photo by Lucy Broszka

Lucy Brzoska brings her Wild Barcelona series to an end with a look at the wildlife fluttering around her balcony and suggestions how to attract creatures to your own outdoor space more

Nov 30, 2011 12:00 AM

Cone-head Mantis1

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Lucy Brzoska gets up close and personal with the strange-looking cone-head mantis more

Sep 28, 2011 12:00 AM LIVING

Cream-spot tiger moth

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Lucy Brzoska goes off-piste in Collserola and comes across all sorts of wild encounters more

Aug 29, 2011 12:00 AM FEATURES

Mediterranean tree frog

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Lucy Brzoska has to shout to be heard this month above a an amphibian chorus more

Jul 28, 2011 9:25 PM FEATURES

Beautiful Demoiselle

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Venture to the streams of Montseny to spot these beautiful beetles and damselflies more

Jun 30, 2011 10:37 AM FEATURES

Nymph skin

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Pedrables park is the home to a new generation of damselflies more

May 30, 2011 1:28 PM FEATURES

Bee Orchid

Photo by Tara Stevens

Montjuïc is alive with exotic blooms in the Barcelona spring sunshine more

Apr 29, 2011 12:01 AM FEATURES

Herons - Tug of war

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Thirty years ago, a family of herons set up home at Barcelona Zoo; today more than 125 pairs nest there more

Apr 29, 2011 12:01 AM Things To Do 1 Comments

Vallvidrera Boar

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Mud, not great for many but loved by boars more

Mar 29, 2011 1:15 PM FEATURES

Black stamen on borage flower

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Montjuïc castle is showing signs of spring with flowers peaking through the cracks in the walls more

Feb 28, 2011 1:29 PM FEATURES

Yellow-legged gull

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Seafaring gulls are now well adapted to city living more

Jan 31, 2011 11:39 AM FEATURES

Sometimes the red squirrels of the Palau de Pedralbes park come to ground, especially in the afternoon when the army of gardeners has gone home more

Dec 21, 2010 2:43 PM , FEATURES

Autumn is the best time of year to observe the praying mantis in and around Barcelona more

Dec 21, 2010 2:35 PM , FEATURES

Wild Barcelona: Seeds worth their weight in gold

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

The fruit of the eccentric-looking carob tree has been cultivated for thousands of years more

Dec 21, 2010 2:26 PM , FEATURES

Wild Barcelona: Summer Sounds home

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Barcelona's skies quieten down in August but you can still hear the unmistakable bubbling call of the bee-eaters more

Dec 21, 2010 2:08 PM , FEATURES

Wild Barcelona City Raptors home

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Montjuic's Camí del Mar is a prime spot to observe Barcelona's peregrine falcons indulging in a spot of aerial acrobatics more

Dec 21, 2010 1:54 PM , LIVING

Watch the leaves change colour and rustle through them as they fall in Collserola during December more

Dec 13, 2010 2:39 PM , FEATURES