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Prothonotary Warbler

Protonotaria citrea

Description:

The Prothonotary Warbler is 13 cm long and weighs 12.5 g. It has an olive back with blue-grey wings and tail, yellow underparts, a relatively long pointed bill and black legs. The adult male has a bright orange-yellow head; females and immature birds are duller and have a yellow head

Habitat:

The preferred foraging habitat is dense, woody streams, where the Prothonotary Warbler forages actively in low foliage, mainly for insects and snails.

Notes:

My bird has pink legs, but otherwise fits the description for this bird?

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keithp2012
keithp2012 7 years ago

Prothonotary Warbler

New York, New York, USA

Lat: 40.70, Long: -73.35

Spotted on Sep 10, 2010
Submitted on Sep 10, 2010

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