A green sandpiper has been spotted foraging in the wetlands. Out on the loch, a drake lesser scaup has been seen and a pair of great-crested grebe are parading four chicks on the flood.
A pair of scaup are swimming off the reserve shoreline on Loch Leven. A little grebe can be seen on the flood from the Carden Hide where shoveler have joined the other duck varieties.
Hundreds of tufted duck have gathered on the flood where a black-tailed godwit has been feeding on the fringes. Up on the hill, there have been sightings of two spotted flycatchers.
Laurie Campbell (rspb-images.com)
Large numbers of swifts are wheeling and feeding over the loch where mute cygnets are making their first ventures out into open water.
Danny Green (rspb-images.com)
A peregrine falcon spent around half an hour feeding this morning, offering terrific views from the cafe telescopes. There have also been sightings of a female marsh harrier and there are recently fledged tree sparrows in various parts of the reserve.