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.
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  • An opportunistic otter

    It was a bit of a heron fest at Minsmere today. A great white egret spent a bit of time at Island Mere this morning, with bitterns seen in flight there later. Seven spoonbills moved from the Scrape to Lucky Pool this morning. Plus of course there were...
  • A passion for wildlife

    Guest blog by Steve Biggs, owner of our latest corporate member, High Poplars B&B, Hinton High Poplars Bed and Breakfast is just 4 miles from RSPB Minsmere. Deborah and Steve are so very pleased to have become a corporate supporter of such an...
  • The birds and the bees (and butterflies and machines and...)

    Despite the weekend storms and frequent heavy showers, our insects are continuing to attract a lot of attention. Butterflies such as gatekeepers and meadow browns are attracted to brambles, small coppers and common blues on the North Wall and dunes, and...
  • These aren’t Little Tern fledglings. They’re just really small Black-headed Gulls.

    Guest blog by Lana Austin, Little Tern Warden “I’m sorry Lana, there has been a mistake. These aren’t little tern fledglings. They’re just really small black-headed gulls.” Any day now someone is going to turn up wearing...
  • Wolves at Minsmere!

    One of the biggest attractions at Minsmere in late summer is one of our smaller residents, yet also one of our most fearsome predators - at least it is if you're a honeybee. It's also an impressive digger, easily rivaling more familiar diggers...
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