Prothonotary Warbler

Other Names: none

Distribution: forests of the eastern United States, south through Central America in winter.

Prothonotary Warbler range map

Description:

Size: 12-13 cm in length, weighing 12-13 g.

Plumage:  Males are a distict golden-orange with blue-gray wings and large white spots on the tail. Females are similar but duller overall. The beak and legs are gray and the eyes are black.

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Prothonotary Warbler

Prothonotary Warbler

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
fruit
nut-pieces
sugar-water
Regions
alabama
arizona
arkansas
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
nova scotia
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yucatan
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Habitat
Forests
Marshes
Color
gray
yellow
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
wood warblers (New World) - parulidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern