Insh Marshes National Nature Reserve (RSPB)
One of the most important wetlands in Europe, the reserve covers five miles of flood plain between Kingussie and Loch Insh. Breeding birds on the marshes include: wigeons; shovelers; pochards; black-headed gulls; water rails and spotted crakes.The birch-juniper woodland on the south side of the marshes is a good place to see redstarts, spotted flycatchers and a few pied flycatchers. A pair of blue-throats bred here in 1985.In winter some 200 whooper swans feed across the marshes. Hen harriers can be seen at dusk flying into their roost. Reception centre with two hides, three trails of between 2.5 miles and 1.5 miles
At all times.