Photo by Abel Julien.

A short introduction to Barcelona’s tropical parrots. more

Feb 1, 2016 1:30 PM IN THE CITY

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 THINGS TO DO

Nettle Tree Butterfly

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Lucy Brzoska remembers a storm that hit Collserola more

Dec 20, 2011 10:24 AM IN THE CITY

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 IN THE CITY

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 IN THE CITY

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 IN THE CITY

Nymph skin

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

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

May 30, 2011 1:28 PM IN THE CITY

Bee Orchid

Photo by Tara Stevens

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

Apr 29, 2011 12:01 AM IN THE CITY

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 IN THE CITY

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 IN THE CITY

Yellow-legged gull

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Seafaring gulls are now well adapted to city living more

Jan 31, 2011 11:39 AM IN THE CITY

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 , IN THE CITY

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

Dec 21, 2010 2:35 PM , IN THE CITY

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 , IN THE CITY

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 , IN THE CITY

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 , IN THE CITY

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