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
  • Little gains and little losses at Benacre

    Guest blog by Rhiannon Baker, Assistant Little Tern Warden Nationally, this year hasn’t got off to a good start for our little terns. We have been hearing the same tune from other sites as far as Ireland, all saying that the terns are late and...
  • A catalogue of birds

    As the BBC Springwatch team were leaving on Sunday, Minsmere played host to another exciting event in partnership with Aldeburgh Music and BBC Radio Three. As part of the annual Aldeburgh Festival, Aldeburgh Music hosted a series of events around Messiaen's...
  • The birds and the bees (and butterflies and dragonflies)

    As Springwatch draws to a close for another year, the wildlife can once again return to centre stage at Minsmere, and many species are already vying to steal the limelight. Bitterns in particular have been very popular, with one male continuing to...
  • ...And then there was one!

    One week of Springwatch left, one great tit chick left, one great spotted woodpecker chick and one water vole baby! On Monday I blogged about how difficult it was to tear myself away from the Springwatch live cameras and how I was struggling with deciding...
  • Once bittern, twice in the sky.

    I am finding work very difficult at the moment. It is so hard to decide where to take my lunchtime walk because there is just so much going on around the reserve and I am also finding the drama unfolding on the Springwatch live cameras too hard to resist...
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