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Caenlochan (Scottish Gaelic: Cadha an Lochain) is a glen in the Grampian Mountains, in the National Nature Reserves in Scotland. Under EU Natura 2000 legislation it is a Special Area of Conservation[1] for botanical reasons, containing plant communities found nowhere else in the UK. It is also a Special Protection Area for birds including the dotterel.

Deer densities in the Caenlochan area are among the highest in Scotland and deer herds of over 1000 animals are seen throughout the year.


External links[edit]

  • Scottish Natural Heritage. "SiteLink". Retrieved 30 August 2006. 
  • Deer Commission for Scotland. "Priority Sites". Archived from the original on 27 August 2006. Retrieved 30 August 2006. 

Coordinates: 56°52′30″N 3°17′30″W / 56.87500°N 3.29167°W / 56.87500; -3.29167