Tag: Prothonotary Warbler


Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea) Science Article 1 abstract Field observationos f ‘marked’ ProthonotaryW arblers (Protonotaricai trea)s uggestthat monospecifigcr oupso f trans-Gulf migrantsd epartf rom the samel ocation,m aintaincontactw hile flying at night, and form a homogeneousfl ock the next morning over thenorthern Gulf of Mexico. FRANK R. MOORE, Field Ornithol., 61(3):285-287 Download article download full […]

Prothonotary Warbler Nest Success and VegetationCharacteristics in a Fragmented Oklahoma Landscape

Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea) Science Article 2 abstract In 2003, I studied the relationship between prothonotary warbler (Protonotaria citrea)nest success and vegetation characteristics in a fragmented Oklahoma landscape. Fortynest boxes were monitored for reproductive success and vegetation characteristics weremeasured at nest boxes and 40 random points within the same stands. Thirty-five successfulnests fledged a mean […]

Retaliatory mafia behavior by a parasitic cowbirdfavors host acceptance of parasitic eggs

Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea) Science Article 3 abstract Why do many hosts accept costly avian brood parasitism evenwhen parasitic eggs and nestlings differ dramatically in appearancefrom their own? Scientists argue that evolutionary lag orequilibrium can explain this evolutionary enigma. Few, however,consider the potential of parasitic birds to enforce acceptance bydestroying eggs or nestlings of hosts […]

Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea)

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Parulidae | [latin] Protonotaria citrea | [UK] Prothonotary Warbler | [FR] Paruline orangee | [DE] Zitronenwaldsanger | [ES] Chipe Anaranjado | [IT] Protonotaria citrina | [NL] Citroenzanger Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Helmitheros citrea Protonotaria citrea NA e, se USA MA, West Indies, n […]