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Suisun Marsh


Looking over the northern portion of the Suisun Marsh.


A great heron, the largest of the birds in the marsh.


Many sloughs wind their way through the marsh.


Many areas of the marsh are flooded during the wintertime and dry during the summer.


Canadian geese are a common bird in the marsh.


The Cordelia Hills frame the marsh on the west.


The water levels in the marsh are affected by the tides.


Springtime marsh flowers including Delta tule peas (purple) and seep monkeyflowers (yellow).



Gone fishin'.


A raccoon in the marsh.


In winter, the Suisun Marsh is a key location in the Pacific Flyway route of migratory birds.

All photos © 2012, Karlyn H. Lewis or James E. Lewis