Lots of whitethroats were singing. Crafty Green Boyfriend caught this on camera
There were also several chaffinches, including this male
The grey herons are nesting in the trees on the islands in Duddingston Loch - if you click on the photo below, you may be able to see a few of the nests
Further round the hill at Dunsapie Loch we had a closer view of a heron
There weren't many insects around, certainly fewer than you'd hope to see at this tie of year, but we were pleased to see this speckled wood butterfly
For Nature Notes.