Birds of the saltmarsh
Saltmarsh is an excellent habitat for birds and provides a feeding ground, resting site as well as a hiding spot from predators. Often the highest ground on the shore, saltmarsh islands and ridges are used by many birds at while they wait for surrounding mudflats to appear again after each high tide. Birds can be hard to spot in the saltmarsh as many blend into this yellow, brown and green landscape and are often sitting still, even sleeping, while they spend time here. But the mudflats beneath the saltmarsh are also a fantastic feeding ground at low tide so no matter when you find yourself alongside a saltmarsh you have a great chance to spot waders, ducks and geese.