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Insh Marshes National Nature Reserve (RSPB)

Insh, Kingussie

 

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One of the most important wetlands in Europe, the reserve covers five miles of flood plain between Kingussie and Kincraig. Breeding birds on the marshes include: wigeons; goldeneyes; lapwings; curlews; redshanks; snipe; water rails and spotted crakes. In winter some 100 whooper swans feed across the marshes. Hen harriers can be seen at dusk flying into their roost.The aspen and birch woodland on the south side of the marshes is a good place to see redstarts, tree pipits and spotted flycatchers. The woodland is also of high conservation importance for insects, mosses and lichens. Information Viewpoint with two hides and three nature trails of between 2.5 miles  and 1.5 miles 

Opening Times

At all times.

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Contact

Insh Marshes National Nature Reserve (RSPB)

Ivy Cottage
Insh
Kingussie
Inverness-shire
PH21 1NT
Phone: 01540 661518
Email: pete.moore@rspb.org.uk
Website: http://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/...
Insh Marshes National Nature Reserve (RSPB)

Directions

1.5 miles west of Kingussie on the B970

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