Category Archives: Prothonotary Warbler

Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea)

Another prothonotary warbler image.    For you fellow bird photographers this was shot in low light, hand held,   ISO was at 5000, I increased the aperture to 5.o to get a shutter speed up to 1/1000.   I needed … Continue reading

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Prothonotary Warbler

I took this picture this afternoon.    This male was in some bright shade.   I thought the light was nice.

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Prothonotary Warbler (Prothonotaria citrea)

I love my bluebirds, but I think the Prothonotary Warblers may be my favorite nestbox residents.    They like the swampy areas down by Meadow Creek.

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Prothonotary Warbler Hatchlings after the Flood 6-3-2016

  We had some flooding on the farm over the last week.     These guys were  in a Gilbertson PVC box next to the creek.   I have learned that there is some correlation between the flooding on the … Continue reading

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Prothonotary Warbler nest with Cowbird egg 5-8-2016

  My prothonotary warblers have returned and are nesting.    This was the first egg that I found.   When I checked back about 2 days later, I found what I am fairly sure is a cowbird egg added to … Continue reading

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Prothonotary Warbler Summer 2015

A male prothonotary warbler defending his domain from a perch. Click on photo for higher resolution image.

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Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria Citrea)

  These are beautiful birds that nest on my farm every summer.   They are one of only two species of Warblers that are “cavity nesters” in the united states.    Cavity nesters nest in holes in trees.   Usually … Continue reading

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