It's been raining heavily all day today but we decided to walk from Saughton Park along the Water of Leith. Just before we left the flat, I read on Twitter that five otters had been seen today on the river. Although the tweet didn't say where on the river, we know that the otters have been active near Saughton Park recently so that gave us added motivation for leaving the flat on such a wet day.
And we weren't disappointed! Just as we got to the entrance of the park two otters appeared, an adult and a youngster and they came closer and closer and then went under the bridge we were standing on. They were briefly joined by two others, another adult and another cub. Here are some of the photos Crafty Green Boyfriend got
We continued out walk along the river, seeing along the way, a beautiful sparrowhawk