Thursday, 26 September 2013
As I mentioned yesterday, our walk along the Nutbrook Trail towards the lakes of Straw's Bridge, was somewhat tempered by the downpour which had us sheltering under a bridge. The bridge used to carry rail tracks from the local mineral lines and crossed the Nutbrook Canal, and the towpath alongside it. The paths, walls and leaves, all had a silvery shine in the wet
Sturnus vulgaris) population was out and about in search of food and keeping up a constant chattering and whistling as they perched on the neighbour's TV aerial. The iridescent nature of their plumage shone, even in the dull light of a cloudy morning.