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Forsinard Flows Nature Reserve ***

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Description:

If you'd like a truly, almost magical experience....pay a visit to Forsinard and it's Nature Reserve. This reserve of 11,373 hectares, is part of the single largest expanse of blanket bog in the world and is internationally recognised for its habitat quality and breeding bird populations. Other features of importance include wet heath, open waters

, otter and many species of waders, waterfowl and birds of prey. The reserve extends across the peatlands into west Caithness and primarily comprises land within the former Forsinard and Dorrery Estates.

(See also: Scenic Routes: "The Northern Highlands")

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