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PHOTOS: Good Day to Be a Duck on Marratooka Pond

Waterbirds occupied Mattituck lake Thursday afternoon.

Marratooka Pond is a very big pond across Route 25 from Mattituck High School and is home this time of year to dozens of waterbirds. Just like those out for a stroll around the lake this chilly but pretty Thursday afternoon, these ducks and geese enjoyed some swimming and flying at Marratooka.

Enjoy these pictures as the sunsets.

Cyn F November 30, 2012 at 12:26 PM
lovely. Thanks for posting
Erin Schultz (Editor) November 30, 2012 at 03:43 PM
No problem, Cyn. Sometimes you can't help but stop for a few shots while driving by the big pond.
Bryce Klatsky November 30, 2012 at 03:45 PM
It's really beautiful at this time of year. I have heard that there is a place to ice skate in the winter near the lake. Is it the lake itself or some area nearby? Thanks.
Erin Schultz (Editor) November 30, 2012 at 04:35 PM
Bryce - You might be thinking of Wolfpit Lake also in Mattituck, though the way the winters have been going lately I wouldn't recommend ice skating on any pond or lake until we get at least a month of deep freeze ...

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