Normandy Marsh

Brent Geese incoming

Normandy Marsh is the first lagoon you come to if you walk from Lymington’s Haven Boat Yard towards Keyhaven on the Keyhaven-Lymington Nature Reserve. This is a large lagoon and attracts a large number of overwintering birds, and is worth a visit for the photographer during good winter days. Even if not going around the whole reserve. Additionally the yacht marina provides opportunities for landscape and abstract boat photography. Views

Dunlin in Flight

A freezing cold end of January afternoon called for a walk around somewhere coastal & exposed.  The place to do that nearby, was chosen to be Normandy Marsh, part of the Keyhaven – Lymington Nature Reserve, where it is really exposed.  Armed with a folding seat and my 300mm lens and 1.4x converter, I set off on a hunt for some wading winter birds.  As the tide was out, but