Parakeets

The most important book about European birds in this century

20 days ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

The adventure of the second European Breeding Bird Atlas, or EBBA2, was the topic of one of my first posts here at 10,000 Birds: In a warm Catalonian March, Barcelona is filled with sunlight and full of Rose-ringed and Monk Parakeets. Despite all that sun, I have spent days in a darkened Museu Blau on a pan-European bird atlassing workshop hosted by the Catalan Ornithological Institute.
A few years on, the adventure continues: It is a cold night in early March and the young moon is barely visible through the thick branches of the oak forest along our census route. A portable speaker is...
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