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Why not join us next weekend (7/8 May) for our annual Spring Celebration. This event usually coincides with Minsmere's birthday (24 April), but to avoid Easter and the royal wedding weekend we've moved it back two weeks this year. To celebrate Minsmere in spring, we'll have wardens...
30 Apr 2011
Moooving home and Spring Celebration!
Today I went to help move some Highland cattle from the South Levels with Andy, Ian and Ricky. Ian’s pretty skilled with herding ponies and livestock à la quad bike, and it didn’t take long for the cattle to be driven down the public footpath towards Eastbridge and into a corral (a...
22 Apr 2010
The Spring Celebration weekend once again proved to be highly successful. The format is simple. Our wardens and volunteer guides are stationed around the reserve at key locations to help visitors to learn about Minsmere's special wildlife. The tricky part is the unpredictability of the wildlife that...
10 May 2011
Sheep- a new learning curve...
Our Spring Celebration went off a treat at the weekend. Wardens and volunteers were in the hides and around the reserve showing people birds from bearded tits to bitterns, marsh harriers to Mediterranean gulls, wheatear to water rail. Ian had managed to order us much better weather on Saturday than Sunday...
26 Apr 2010
What a gorgeous day
Spring truly has arrived in Suffolk. It was a lovely warm day, with a gentle south easterly breeze and hazy sunshine all day. A great way to celebrate spring - and the birds thought so too. Bitterns boomed throughout the day (there are nine boomers now) and showed regularly from Bittern Hide. The...
24 Apr 2010
Cuckoos and swifts arrive to celebrate spring
It's Spring Celebration tomorrow, and the birds certainly seem to know that we're here to celebrate spring. The first cuckoo of the year was reported calling near Island Mere - a great way to celebrate St George's Day. let's hope we get a few more than for the last few years, but I'm...
23 Apr 2010
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