formed during the construction of the Queen's Drive, this resevoir
is home to many varieties of wildfowl including greylag geese, mute
swans, mallard/tufted duck, coots and pochard.
is evident that the water supply here must have been consistent,
in view of the nature of the ground and the presence of springs.
There is no natural vegetation, hence the floating islands in the
centre of the loch, which provide habitation for breeding birds.