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Prothonotary Warbler -
(Protonotaria citrea)



  • Bright orangish-yellow
  • Small blue-grey to greenish on
         back and wings
  • No wingbars
  • 5” (14cm)


  • Floodplain forests

Additional Information

  • One of two warblers that uses cavities for nesting
  • aka golden swamp warbler
  • Typically found in WI along larger rivers
    such as Lower Black, Wisconsin,
         and Lower Chippewa rivers.
  • Possible nesting in KVR

Prothonotary Warbler poses with its bright yellow color 


Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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