In the centre of Bristol, just next to Prince Street Bridge, is a small group of Common Cormorants.
They have been fishing and are hanging around getting dry in the sunshine of a November day:
Their bronze feathers look beautiful in the low light:
They spend an age preening and spreading oil on their feathers.
That’s a pretty hard thing to do when you have no hands.
It's a beautiful day for Pigeon portraits: But not when you really, really need to scratch: