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For Immediate Release
February 26, 2019
Photo Release: At Pocosin Lakes Refuge You Don't Have to Duck to See a Mallard
Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
Photo Credit: Karen Lebing

Caption: Right now, at the Pungo Unit of Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge there are hundreds of Mallards and Tundra Swans. Mallards are omnivores. Some of their diet includes, aquatics plants, seeds, insect larvae, worms, freshwater shrimp & snails. Refuge roads may be challenging. Please keep an eye out for potholes, extreme muddy sections and other road hazards.

Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is one of six national wildlife refuges in the Coastal North Carolina National Wildlife Refuges Complex. Pocosin Lakes Visitor Center, located in Columbia, NC, is open 9am to 4pm whenever volunteer staffing is available.