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Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea) by Twan Leenders

Posted on Dec 27, 2013

Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea) by Twan Leenders

This stunning Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea) and its vivid yellow color stand out magnificently against the white Meet Your Neighbours style background. Twan took this photo while in Costa Rica last week after it was netted and banded by Sean. It is high on my list as one of the best I’ve ever seen. Coming from Connecticut the Prothonotary is a rare treat and seeing one like this…whoa. If you can find a banded male this spring and summer in your local wetlands, stream, swamp, bottomland forest or associated habitats it may just be this bird!

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