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
  • '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...
  • Big Wild Sleepout 2018

    Big Wild Sleepout 2018 by Matt Parrott This weekend we joined RSPB nature reserves across the UK in hosting the Big Wild Sleepout – a rare opportunity to experience our amazing wildlife overnight. Luckily the violent storms on Friday night...
  • Species of the week: green sandpiper

    For this week's latest installment in my species of the week series I have deviated away from the 70 species to spot checklist to turn the spotlight on the amazing variety of wading birds that are passing through Minsmere right now. I could have picked...
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