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January 2012: RSPB Suffolk Events

December 29th, 2011 by
Categories: Special Events · Widlife

Guided walks at Minsmere

Costs : Adults £7, RSPB members £5, children half price, unless otherwise stated
Places limited. Unless stated, booking is essential. Call 01728 648281 or email

Weekend wildlife walk
January: Sun 15, Sat 28
Start at 9.30 am (2.5 – 3 hours)
Join us for a seasonal weekend walk to look for wintering ducks and a host of other wildlife highlights that may be present at the time.

Winter wander
January: Thurs 5, Mon16
Start at 10 am (1.5 – 2 hours)
Join us for an introduction to Minsmere’s winter wildlife highlights. Enjoy a relaxed walk with a later start, returning to the visitor centre in time to purchase a warming bowl of soup. These shorter walks will take in one or two hides, depending on where the best variety of wildlife can be seen, and are ideal for beginners and improvers. Costs: adult £5, RSPB member £4, children half price.

Winter wildfowl at Minsmere
January: Tues 17
February: Thurs 2, Wed 15
Start at 9.30 am (2.5 – 3 hours)
Join us on a walk in search of the wetland wonders at Minsmere, from whistling wigeons to secretive snipe. Learn about what makes Minsmere so important for wintering ducks, geese and wading birds.

Special events for families

Big Garden Birdwatch: Birdfood Masterchef
January: Sat 21 and Sun 22 (TBC)
10.30 am to 2.30 pm
Details TBC

Events at RSPB Snape

There are no guided walks at Snape this month

Guided walks at RSPB North Warren

Winter wildfowl at North Warren
January: Sat 21
Start at 9.30 am (2.5 – 3 hours)
This is the best time to visit North Warren. We should see wigeons and white-fronted geese on the grazing marshes. Look out for their rarer cousins among the throng, and enjoy the spectacle of flocks of ducks, geese and swans. Wrap up warm. Booking essential on 01728 648281. Meet in pay and display car park on Thorpe Road, Aldeburgh, near Scallop sculpture.

Events at RSPB Havergate Island

Look out for regular boat trips on the first Saturday of each month, except where these clash with event weekends (advance booking required via Minsmere on 01728 648281). Please note, trips in January and February are cancelled due to major management work (next boat 3 March 2012). Boats depart 10 am. Costs as per events.

There are no visits to Havergate this month

Special events at Minsmere

Places limited. Booking essential. See details for costs.

There are no special events this month

Events January 2012, by date

Events at North Warren
(all other events at RSPB Minsmere)

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