It's a lovely warm sunny day out there today. We had a walk round Arthur's seat, enjoying the quiet paths amongst the gorse bushes
We were delighted to see this dark edged bee fly near St Margaret's Loch
The Loch itself was full of birds, mostly mallards, mute swans, tufted ducks and black headed and herring gulls.
Meanwhile, the grey herons are starting to nest in the trees around Duddingston Loch, you can see several of their large, messy nests in the photo below
Yesterday, Crafty Green Boyfriend captured our local friendly robin on camera, feeding from my hand