muddy shore

muddy shore

a coastal stretch where deposition of alluvium and detritus has occurred, as opposed to sandy or pebbly shores where beaches are formed. A muddy shore is characterized by the development of SALT MARSH.
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The amount of bird life here is quite astonishing and within minutes of leaving my car at Forvie National Nature reserve I had spotted redshanks, curlews and turnstones feeding on the muddy shore. Out in the river channel were eider ducks, the drakes keen to attract the attention of the females.
Even before the tales of the tiger could be wrapped up, we spot a crocodile basking on the muddy shore.
Destruction of mangroves due to the overexploitation and eroded muddy coast allowed the waves to directly hit on the soft muddy shore and accelerate the sediment depletion.
But as he brought him to the muddy shore there was still no movement, the once playful dog's head just lolling at my friend's elbow.
Across the channel, the tide is out, exposing a muddy shore as across the bay, oil tankers and container ships wait for loading or cargoes.
At the ABS adults were collected from the muddy shore of a seasonal pond.
Back then, on that muddy shore of Mighty Oak Lake, if two campers were squabbling nearly to the point of fighting, they were thrown into a canoe and shoved off into the expanse of that murky pond; they were instructed to catch a whole bucketful of salamanders before joining their cabin-mates at the dining hall.
Unable to resist a good gull roost whatever the conditions, I checked out the muddy shore at Birkdale, as a grey surging tide edged in.
made his way stealthily through the banana plantation down the muddy shore of the back creek" (AF 55), "In through the mud I have dragged him ...
Little did Rob or I know that by the time our wake had started slapping the muddy shore, that lumbering monster bruin was already circling through the timber to pay Andy a return visit.
The one seen here is of alligators basking on a muddy shore. The large reptiles are lying perfectly still, but anyone who knows about alligators understands that at any moment they may surge forward at great speed if there is a chance they can grab hold of a small animal--or even a person--and drag it into deep water to drown it.
We've already trudged along the muddy shore in borrowed wellies to look at metal trestles holding bags of growing oysters