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Threatened waders enjoy record breeding season in East Anglia

24 November 2014

2014 has been the most successful breeding season in recent years for the lapwing in East Anglia.

Lapwing - adult female in breeding habitat pasture

Suffolk’s Spectacular Music Celebration

12 April 2013

There are only two weeks left to buy tickets for an exclusive concert in the heart of Suffolk. To be held in the prestigious Snape Maltings Concert Hall and its beautiful surroundings, the concert will take place on 27 April and is run in conjunction with the RSPB.

Minsmere RSPB reserve at dawn

Elusive cave spider found at one of the UK's most popular nature reserves

6 November 2012

An elusive cave spider has been discovered at RSPB Minsmere nature reserve in Suffolk. Visitors to the reserve have been flocking to see the spider, which aren’t often seen because they live in the dark.

cave spider

Places to visit

Visit a nature reserve or get up close to exciting birds at a Date with Nature event


Downloads from our Document Library.

MAP - Whinchat in the East of England

MAP - Whinchat in the East of England

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Date: 23 April 2010



RSPB science, conservation and farming projects in your area.

25 February 2014Turtle dove solution trialling and Trichomonas PhD
28 January 2014EU LIFE+ Project - Securing the future of the stone-curlew in the UK
29 February 2012Eastern England Stone-curlew Recovery Project

Featured news

Selected local stories from the RSPB.

National poetry competition finds a winner!

3 February 2014

The RSPB and leading UK contemporary poetry magazine, The Rialto, have announced the winner of their second annual poetry competition.

Flying red kite

Minsmere nature reserve – the UK’s newest power station

3 February 2014

Conservationists and Government investigating how to create energy from the RSPB’s flagship reserve in Suffolk, at Minsmere.

Backlit reedbed at RSPB Minsmere

Suffolk Woodland in grave danger

13 January 2012

The RSPB is expressing serious concern over potential damage to one of the region’s most ancient areas of woodland. A proposal for National Grid’s preferred route for the new Bramford to Twinstead power connection in Suffolk would mean that the power pylons cut right through the heart of this special woodland.

Marsh tit


Events coming up in the next 7 days.

30 Nov

The Magic of Minsmere-weekend walks

Guided walk

02 Dec

Habitat management work party

Hands-on activity

The Magic of Minsmere - weekday walks

Guided walk

04 Dec

'Bill does Britain'


05 Dec

Christmas Social


06 Dec

Havergate Island trip

Watching wildlife

The Magic of Minsmere-weekend walks

Guided walk

Minsmere Wildlife Explorers' Christmas Party

Hands-on activity

Local groups

Job vacancies

There are currently no job vacancies in Suffolk.

However there may be suitable vacancies in these neighbouring counties.