(also mud flat)
A stretch of muddy land left uncovered at low tide.
- 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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