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Merlin Bird ID

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    Prothonotary Warbler Identification

    The Four Keys to ID

    • Size & Shape

      The Prothonotary Warbler is a large, heavy-bodied warbler with a big head and bill. It has shorter legs and a shorter tail than other warblers. Its bill is heavier and longer than most warblers.

      Relative Size

      Larger than a Carolina Chickadee, smaller than a Song Sparrow.

      Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
      • Both Sexes