June 2022 – vol. 115, issue 6, pp 303–308 Minsmere celebrates 75 yearsOne of Europe’s premier nature reserves – Minsmere, in Suffolk – celebrates its 75th birthday this year.The RSPB first signed a management agreement at Minsmere on 25th April 1947. Shortly after, four pairs of Avocets Recurvirostra avosetta nested on the reserve, the first breeding in Britain for a century. Following a short hiatus, the species returned ... This article is only available to subscribed users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.