Minsmere

Minsmere

Minsmere
Explore, discover and enjoy nature at Minsmere. There's always something exciting to inspire a return visit to Suffolk's natural treasure.
Latest blog posts
  • Springwatch returns - we're open as usual

    This morning we welcomed the local media to the Discovery Centre to meet the BBC Springwatch presenters - Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games - in advance of the show going on air from Monday. It was lovely to see a couple of families...
  • Turning from blue to red

    After the excitement of Friday's red-spotted bluethroat, another rare visitor was found at Minsmere last night. Unlike the bluethroat, this time the bird stayed into a second day, allowing many visitors to see it - especially as it was first located...
  • Beautiful in blue

    There was great excitement at Minsmere yesterday with the discovery of a beautiful male bluethroat feeding along the edge of a reedbed pool close to the North Wall. Despite breeding in good numbers just across the North Sea in The Netherlands, bluethroats...
  • Can you tell the difference?

    Guest blog by Catherine Mercer, Little Tern Warden If you’ve been out and about on Suffolk’s coast recently you may been lucky enough to see the arrival of little terns to our shores, marked by their high speed aerial displays and noisy...
  • On the hunt for adders

    Minsmere’s new Young Wardens volunteer group. The last meeting of the Minsmere’s Young Wardens group was very successful, with 15 young people attending to learn about reptile surveying. Once again, one of our Young Wardens, Lucy, has...
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