Documentation of Prothonotary Warbler

Observer Information

Reporter:  Brandon K Percival  835 S. Harmony Dr.,   PUEBLO WEST, CO  81007-2632
Other Observers:  Lisa Edwards, Mymm Ackley; Found by Ken Pals and other the day before

Species, Date, Time and Location Information

Species:  Prothonotary Warbler
First Date/Time:  9/20/2009
Last Date/Time: 
Duration (total time in view):  20 minutes
County:  El Paso
Specific Location:  Hanson Nature Area, at Fountain Creek Regional Park
Number:  1
Age:  Unknown
Sex:  Male
Plumage:  Other/Unknown


near a pond

Viewing Conditions

Optics:  8x42 leica binoculars
Distance:  20 meters
Light:  sunny

Description of the Bird

See photos. Bright yellow warbler, gray wings, white undertail coverts, large black eye, with bright yellow head.
Behaviors: moving around with other birds, near the water
Call: none
Plumage: unknown

Similar Species Discussion

none really

Resources Used


Previous Experience

seen some in Colorado


Notes made AFTER observation

Additional Information

Comments: Never regular in Colorado. In fall, rarer.
Time: morning til noon
Other Dates: none
Nearest Town: Fountain
Independent Observers: Found by Ken Pals and other the day before

Materials Available

Photographer: Brandon K Percival

Photos |

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Date Documentation Submitted

11/7/2009 3:28:00 PM
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