Definition of mudflat in English:


Line breaks: mud|flat
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌdflat


(usually mudflats)
  • A stretch of muddy land left uncovered at low tide.
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    • The bay includes salt marsh, shallow and open water, tidal channels, mudflats and numerous islands, and a freshwater pond.
    • During migration and winter, they are coastal, foraging on mudflats, salt marshes, estuaries, and coastal pools.
    • Coastal migrants can often be found along tidal creeks, salt marsh edges, and mudflats, rarely on sandy ocean beaches.

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