Ile de Re

Some pictures of the salt marshes at the northern end of the Ile de Re one morning. Images taken with D750 & 24-70mm lens, double click to enlarge.

The area is quite flat with many small canals for drainage and salt pans some of which remain productive.

A dis-used salt lake, with the church at Le Gillieux in the back ground.

Snails cling to a post.

The area is a haven for wild birds D750 with 70-200mm lens.

Some salt pans remain in use and produce sought after Ile de Re salt.

Vente Direct, one of several salt producteurs.

Snail encrusted teazels.

Old winding gear on a sluice gate.

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