Country diary: The old Twin Peaks are now a land of opportunity
Willington, County Durham: Kestrels and fieldfares thrive on this grassy hillside that is steeped in historyThe growl of high-street traffic had barely faded as we walked uphill, away from the town centre, when we saw the kestrel. She was sitting on a leafless branch of a cherry tree, feathers fluffed, her back turned towards the icy wind. She seemed reluctant to fly as we drew closer. Cautiously sidling around her, we could see that her pale eyelids were closed; dozing in the early morning sunshine, perhaps digesting her last meal.Then her head swivelled and our eyes met; mirrors of polished jet glared down at us. A shimmy of plumage, to smooth ruffled feathers, and she was away, chestnut wings scything across the grassy hillside. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/jan/03/country-diary-the-old-twin-peaks-are-now-a-land-of-opportunity
Zdroj: The Guardian
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