Lake Mattamuskeet http://wunc.org en 200,000 Waterfowl At NC's Lake Mattamuskeet: A Symphony Of Sight And Sound http://wunc.org/post/200000-waterfowl-ncs-lake-mattamuskeet-symphony-sight-and-sound <div>The annual migration of waterfowl to Lake Mattamuskeet is underway in Swan Quarter. Roughly 200,000 birds were counted in the National wildlife refuge this month, continuing a rising trend over years past.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>That means visitors to the lake are in for some noise for the next month or so. The &nbsp;birds have made the refuge their temporary home. &nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>John Stanton with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service said it's a remarkable sound, followed by a remarkable silence:</div><div> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:47:27 +0000 Eric Mennel 29413 at http://wunc.org 200,000 Waterfowl At NC's Lake Mattamuskeet: A Symphony Of Sight And Sound