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28 Jan 2021

Wildlife spotter’s guide: Ben Lawers

A mountain ringlet butterfly perches on a tuft of grass, its wings spread wide. It is mostly brown but has an orange stripe at the edge of each wing, with brown spots in.
Mountain ringlet
Ben Lawers NNR is teeming with wildlife – from tiny insects to Scotland’s largest mammal, the red deer. A number of species have especially adapted to the extreme mountain conditions.

Click on the pictures below for a little more information on some of the wildlife you may be lucky enough to see during your visit.