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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. In flight from below, the short, wide tail has a distinctive two-toned pattern that is white at the base and dark at the tip

Habitat:

Hardwood Swamps

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JackSwaim
Spotted by
JackSwaim

Waterloo, Alabama, USA

Spotted on Mar 29, 2012
Submitted on Jun 27, 2012

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