Gallery Seven
 Permanent Marshes and Deep Wetland Habitats




Text by Dave Menke, USFWS.
Permanent Marshes and Deep Wetland Habitats are found in the Upper Klamath and Tule Lake Basins. Habitat includes Klamath, Williamson, Wood, Sprague, and Lost Rivers; Upper Klamath, Clear, and Tule Lakes, many smaller deep wetlands and permanent marshes. Fish-eating species such as grebes, pelicans, gulls, terns, and diving ducks use these wetlands. The vegetation growing in these wetlands (primarily cattail and bulrush stands which are also called 'tules') provide habitat for rails, white-faced ibis, egrets, herons, yellow-headed blackbirds to name only a few.