River Spey - Insh Marshes

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description (baseline)
The Insh marshes form the largest single-unit flood-plain mire of the poor-fen type in Britain. They are also the most northerly, the site lying within the flat valley floor of the River Spey between Kincraig and Kingussie. The IBA supports diverse breeding and wintering bird communities.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: River Spey - Insh Marshes. Downloaded from on 03/06/2023.