Wednesday, December 13

Palm Trees in Barcelona

Palm Trees in Barcelona
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Palm trees are common in Barcelona, almost 5,000 according to official figures. Besides the Mediterranean fan palm native of Catalonia, you can also find the Canaries palm or some members of the Washingtonia family like the California fan palm or the Mexican fan palm. In today's picture you can see the striking colors of Phoenix dactilifera or date palm tree and its fruit. In recent years a foreign species of bird has invaded Barcelona choosing such trees to nest and feed on the colorful and tasty dates. As many of you already know this bird is the parrot.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

the less blue sky is a very wonderful part of this photo as i think.
the palm tree is more beautiful than i saw on the streets here.


6:21 PM  
Blogger Chris & Deb said...

Wonderful photo! Makes me warm just looking at it....

6:23 PM  
Blogger Dsole said...

Qué bonita... parece verano en BCN. Aquí en Madrid hace muuuucho frío!! Pero el cielo está igual de brillante!
Un saludo!
Nice pic... it's seems like summer in BCN while here in Madrid is really really cold, even the sky is bright as well!

7:24 PM  
Blogger Shaykhspeara Sha'ira said...

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2:53 PM  

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