In the chilly morning wind, a Wood Pigeon had fluffed up its feathers against the cold ...
... and the familiar pair of Egyptian Geese were sheltering in the lee of the Henry Moore sculpture.
The male Tawny Owl was unaffected, and was in his usual place on the nest tree with the wind ruffling his feathers.
The birds' bathing places are probably relatively warm, since they are fed by boreholes from which water emerges at a steady 10°C. Can that be why there are often Herring Gulls paddling in the shallow water at the upper end of the Diana fountain?
The popular bath in front of the Rima relief had a Blackbird in it.
Across the road at the top of Buck Hill, a Mistle Thrush was wandering around in the grass, looking much like the fallen leaves until it moved.
A female Pied Wagtail was working her way upwind along the shore beside the deserted tables of the Lido restaurant.
When Cormorants stand with their wings outstretched, this is supposed to be because the posture helps them digest the fish they have caught. Sometimes they flap their wings gently and constantly. Does the movement speed up the process?
This is a young Cormorant, still with the off-white front of its juvenile plumage. Apparently Cormorants in Britain have taken to breeding in rocky places inland, and no longer exclusively beside the sea.