intellicast radar showed an oncoming rainstorm, and the NOAA storm surge site showed the tide above the astronomical prediction and rising, so we decided to try and beat both the rain and tide. We mostly succeeded, only a few drops of rain fell during our walk.
peanut bunker (small menhaden) in the net.
Jewelweed. Considering where we are, it's almost certainly a Ruby Throated Hummingbird, but being a female, it had a white throat.