Country/territory: United Kingdom
IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, B2, B3, C1, C3 (2007)
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Area: 1,155 ha
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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.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Spey - Insh Marshes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/03/2023.