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Loch of the Lowes
There are five lochs between Blairgowrie and Dunkeld, known as the Lunan Lochs. Loch of the Lowes is the furthest west, just outside the village of Dunkeld which is accessed from the A9 Perth to Inverness road.
 Notable Species
Birds you can see here include:
Great Crested Grebe, Little Grebe, Great Cormorant, Grey Heron, Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, Eurasian Wigeon, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye, Sparrowhawk, Common Buzzard, Osprey, Common Pheasant, Water Rail, Common Coot, Common Moorhen, Common Gull, Common Wood Pigeon, Common Cuckoo, Common Swift, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Barn Swallow, House Martin, Eurasian Wren, Eurasian Robin, Eurasian Blackbird, Fieldfare, Song Thrush, Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Sedge Warbler, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, Goldcrest, Spotted Flycatcher, Long-tailed Tit, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Eurasian Treecreeper, Common Starling, Eurasian Jay, Eurasian Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Rook, Chaffinch, European Greenfinch, Eurasian Siskin, Reed Bunting
 Other Wildlife
 Site Information
 Areas of Interest
There is a footpath from the car park along the south side of the loch which continues over the hill down to Dunkeld.
 Access and Facilities
There is no public transport to the reserve which is 1.8 miles north-east of Dunkeld, just off the A923 road to Blairgowrie.
There are two hides, one of which is a double-decker. Visitor centre with toilets, shop and coffee-making facilities.
 Contact Details
Tel: 01350 727337
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