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
  • Minsmere recent sightings 17th August 2018

    A week of mixed weather has made a pleasant change to the recent heatwave, and has helped to keep the scrape wet for our passing wader species. Over 200 avocets have been joined by up to 50 black tailed godwits, ruff, greenshank, snipe, golden plover...
  • The Missing Monster by Alex Pilling

    Moz’s adventure began when he came to Minsmere with his family to have an exciting day pond dipping! Moz was very excited, not just because pond dipping is super fun but, as all monsters know, the best place to find fellow monsters is lurking in...
  • 'Ere be dragons!

    I often reflect on how lucky we are to live in such a wildlife-rich part of the country. Nestled between the wild coastline and the tranquility of the broads, RSPB Minsmere is a wonderful place for experiencing the spectacles of nature at any time of...
  • Tigers & lions steal the show

    It's been an exciting week at Minsmere, with a superb variety of birds and insects spotted around the reserve, but Wednesday was a real red letter day for insects watchers. both of the day's star species had a cat theme - which was rather ironic...
  • Species of the week: painted lady

    It's that time of year when you're just as likely to find a crowd of visitors standing around outside the visitor centre as you are sitting in the hides, despite the amazing variety of wading birds that are passing through on migration. The reason...
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