Fort de L’Ève & Salt Marshes


Fort de L’Ève is a former military site located at the entrance to the Loire estuary, in the town of Saint Nazaire, in the French department of Loire-Atlantique.

Meadow pipit (Anthus pratensis)
Meadow pipit (Anthus pratensis)

European robin (Erithacus rubecula)
European robin (Erithacus rubecula)
European robin (Erithacus rubecula)
European robin (Erithacus rubecula)

And… There was this robin, looking fully inspired has he would suddenly start a complex saxophone solo.

It reminds me of the cover of a Blue Note jazz record.

European stonechat male (Saxicola rubicola)
European stonechat male (Saxicola rubicola)
European stonechat female (Saxicola rubicola)
The Dunnock (Prunella modularis)
mmm… 🤔 Common Whitethroat (Curruca communis) ?

In the Salt Marches, near Guérande


The Guérande salt marshes are located on the territory of the communes of Guérande, Batz-sur-Mer, Le Croisic and La Turballe, in the west of Loire-Atlantique department and the south of Brittany peninsula.

In the marches…
Little egret (Egretta garzetta)
Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)
Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)

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