UK098
Abernethy Forest


Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
The largest tract of native pinewood Pinus sylvestris in Britain, representing part of a once continuous area of woodland that covered the lower slopes of the Cairngorms. The site includes some completely undisturbed high forest, with a Juniperus scrub layer.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Abernethy Forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/09/2020.