Movement Maps for Suisun Marsh Waterfowl and Waterbird Studies

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Suisun Marsh is a critical habitat for wintering and breeding waterbirds in California. USGS is working with the California DWR to examine the trends in bird decline and to assess the habitat factors driving long-term survival of waterfowl, rails, and other birds in this important area.

Waterfowl Ecology in California and other parts of the Pacific Flyway > Western States Cinnamon Teal Initiative

Below is a series of maps showing locations over the last two weeks by species, zoomed in to the Suisun Marsh and the full spatial extent. Click on an image to view a larger map. Updated September 17, 2018

Scroll down beyond the maps to find hyperlinks to more areas throughout the western United States.

Navigate to the "Multimedia" tab to download the KML file.

Navigate to the "Maps" tab to find maps depiciting all marked individuals of a particular species.



This information is preliminary or provisional and is subject to revision. It is being provided to meet the need for timely best science. The information has not received final approval by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and is provided on the condition that neither the USGS nor the U.S. Government shall be held liable for any damages resulting from the authorized or unauthorized use of the information.