I have to admit that after a month falling in love with Villa de Leyva, Popayán, another of Colombia’s famously colonial cities was a little under-whelming. Her cobbled streets had been paved over in the 1930s, and much of the centre destroyed by earthquake in 1983 and subsequently rebuilt… It has also been a centre of conservative political power for many years, and perhaps for this reason there is thus something of a less-human scale about the place, different from the charm of Villa’s cobbled streets, homely restaurants and colonial churches. On the other hand, Popayán is a great place to use as a launch-pad to explore the Central Cordillera.
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- Birds in space… (multidimensiaonal trait-space that is)
- Presentation: Land-use, Climate Change and Avian Ecosystem Services in the Montane Neotropics: Managing for Resilience.
- ATBC 2014 Trip 1: “Gondwanan relicts and upland bird endemics of the Australian Wet Tropics”
- Null Models In Ecology: book download
- Presentation: “Rapid Population Shifts in Australia’s Tropical Montane Avifauna: Monitoring Responses to Climate Change”.