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Suffolk birding - a visit to the Minsmere area

Alan at Dunwich

Early morning birding at RSPB Minsmere

Caspian Gull

Close inspection of the gulls on the scrape revealed up to six Caspian Gulls; here's a photo of a 1st Winter, can you pick it out?!

Whooper Swan  Minsmere 1

We visited the new Island Mere Hide where we enjoyed great views of this Whooper Swan


Some birds came extremely close to the camera! They may be common around the country, but their plumage is magnificent in the sunshine

Konik ponies

Konik ponies, part of RSPB Minsmere's habitat management team!

Leica kit 2

Jo took delivery of her brand spanking new Leica APO Televid 65mm scope and immediately put it to good use!

Leica kit 1

Something (or someone!) was blocking the view though!

Leica kit 3

Becky soon found the view was better this way round...

Gulls at Walberswick

After our gull success at Minsmere, we checked out flocks of gulls wherever we encountered them, here on the jetty at Walberswick

Walberswick sunset

The day ended all too soon, but no doubt we'll be back before the end of the year...


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