A little beauty.
One of the downsides of getting old is that you become a bit unsteady on your feet. This means you have to concentrate more on exactly where you are putting your feet on rocky paths.
So you may miss somethings at the side of the path but the plus side is that you see things which others may tread upon.
This little jewel of a feather is a case in point.
Can you name the bird from which it came?