There can be no doubt that the Lesser Black-Backed Gull with pale pinkish legs is now killing pigeons for itself, rather than scavenging the leftovers of the notorious gull. Today near the Dell restaurant it was just beginning to eat its latest victim.
There is an enormous eruption of Harlequin ladybirds in Kensington Gardens. You can't walk through without them constantly landing on you.
Some of them seem to be preparing to hibernate in the Queen's Temple.
A Grey Heron on a tree just across the path looked down at one as it flew by.
The rowan trees on Buck Hill were full of birds eating the fruit. There were the usual Mistle Thrushes ...
... and Blackbirds.
When they have picked the fruit, they toss it backwards to swallow it, which allows them to eat a lot in a short time.
Starlings were sharing the feast.
And a female Chaffinch was chewing off and discarding the pulp of the fruit and swallowing the pips.
Rowan 'berries' are not really berries. They are pomes, with the same internal plan as an apple or a rose hip, and have multiple pips rather than a stone. All three species belong to the rose family, Rosaceae.
One of the resident Magpies surveyed the scene from a treetop.
The Coal Tits in the leaf yard were coming down to feed.
But on a warm day, the Nuthatches were finding enough insects for themselves and weren't interested in our offerings.
A Treecreeper was at work on a nearby ash tree.
They use their tail as a support when climbing, which makes the feathers become very frayed.
At the edge of the waterfall in the Dell, a Moorhen was turning over leaves in the hope of finding something edible underneath.
The number of Cormorants has fallen considerably as they have exhausted the medium-sized fish, but there were still a couple on the fallen horse chestnut tree near Peter Pan.
A Greylag Goose came down on the Serpentine, waterskiing on its feet to soften the impact.