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21st June 2019 – RSPB Minsmere

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Another pleasant walk around Minsmere this morning to end our stay in Suffolk,  although the wind was still a bit fresh.

DSC07061The decommissioned nuclear power station at Sizewell which dominates the marshes.

DSC07067The National Trust café and cottages on Dunwich Heath at the northern end of the reserve

DSC07183It was interesting watching the terns from here returning from fishing trips in the North Sea

DSC07154Common tern

The only new bird today was a linnet in the dunes but I also managed to get some shots of the little terns with chicks (although at some distance).

DSC07220One of a pair of linnets in the dunes

DSC07214Stonechat

DSC07129Dunnock

DSC07081Shelduck

DSC07099Black-tailed godwits in front of the scrape

DSC07270Little egret eating a frog

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Little terns and chicksDSC07316Little tern

DSC07240Common tern

DSC07403Cormorant