After chatting with Ken Ball on the OFNC trip, I got inspired to give it a try. I was not disappointed. I parked at the Arboretum and hiked down the hill. I was not the only birder with the idea - I also ran into Anouk Hoedeman and Janet Barnes.
Besides lots of waterfowl, there were also shorebirds, especially Pectoral Sandpipers, on the exposed mudflats, particularly up a piece towards