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
  • Behind the scenes of Minsmere‚Äôs nest box event.

    With National Nest Box Week only a few days away I thought I would blog about the busy preparations the team at Minsmere have been undertaking to get ready for this event. We are running a “make your own nest box” event over half term and...
  • A Brand New Sighting At Minsmere!

    This new sighting is in fact me! Sorry to disappoint those of you hoping to hear about a new bird seen at Minsmere but I wanted to introduce myself as the new part time Visitor Experience Officer. I started at Minsmere a couple of weeks ago and have...
  • We've been waiting to see smew

    They've been a long time in coming, but on Sunday we finally welcomed two smews to Minsmere for the winter. Smews are scarce winter visitors to the UK, with only a few hundred present in most winters, but the mild weather this year has made them...
  • A warming winter fire(crest)

    The two firecrests that have taken up winter residence around Scotts Hall and the Rhododendron Tunnel continue to attract a lot of interest - for those lucky enough to actually see them. Frustratingly, they seem to avoid the attentions of most of our...
  • Celebrating our wonderful wetlands

    Today, 2 February, is World Wetlands Day. This is an important event, at it marks the signing of an international treaty on wetland conservation, the RAMSAR Treaty, signed in the Iranian town of Ramsar on 2 February 1971. Many of the world's most...
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