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Several thousand snow geese and a few hundred Tundra swans are wintering in a freshwater impoundment at Blackwater.
Sabri Ben-Achour
Several thousand snow geese and a few hundred Tundra swans are wintering in a freshwater impoundment at Blackwater.

Hundreds of thousands of birds visit these parts -- or near these parts -- to rest, while they migrate halfway across the world. But in part two of WAMU environmental reporter Sabri Ben-Achour's series on sea-level rise in our region, he tells us that rising waters mean fewer places for these wild visitors to stop off.

[Music: "Unnatural Habitat" by The Greenhornes from Broken Flowers OST]

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