Minsmere Nature Reserve (Suffolk) Reviews
Newest Review: ... and it is worth going round the Scrape in a clockwise direction to keep the sun behind you for the best view of the birds. Starting from the visitor centre when you pick up your reserve pass (RSPB members get in free) take the path that leads towards East hide via the North Wall. The reed beds on either side of North wall may have flocks of the delightful bearded tit/bearded reedling, with their characteristic pinging contact calls. When you get to the end of North Wall and go through the gates to the dune path, it is worth scanning the sea for sea ducks, before continuing to East Hide, with excellent views over the Scrape with lovely li... more
Customer Minsmere Nature Reserve (Suffolk) Reviews (1)
by - written on 29/08/09, updated on 29/08/09 (Very useful, 65 readings)
Minsmere is one of the RSPB's flagship nature reserves, set on the Suffolk coast. The area was flooded in the Second World war to make invasion more difficult, and the row of cubical concrete tank traps on the dunes between east Hide and Public Hide remind us of this history. Avocets returned to England taking advantage of the flooding, and Bert Axell, the first warden of Minsmere helped them by scraping out a shallow lagoon, which has been home to generations of waders and wildfowl ever since, including the avocet, which is the bird on the RSPBs symbol. The reserve opens at 9am, and it is worth going round the Scrape in a clockwise direction to ... Read the complete review
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