Vintage Kansas - A Celebration of Kansas City Past! Birds of the Kansas City Region by Harry Harris
By Harry Harris
Associate Member American Ornithologists Union
The Cardinal.
The Chimney Swift.
The Screech Owl.
The Scarlet Tanager.
The Black Tern.
The Carolina Wren.
The Red-Eyed Vireo.

PROTHONOTARIA CITREA (Boddaert).  Prothonotary Warbler.
     Common summer resident.

Prothonotary Warbler.


     The Prothonotary Warbler arrives irregularly form the middle to last of April (April 7, earliest) and leaves during the first half of September.

     It nests in holes and cavities and prefers to be near water.  It breeds along the Blue and Swope Park district and is common in the Missouri bottom timber near swampy and damp places.  Deserted woodpecker holes in standing dead trees or stumps are favorite nesting sites.


The Barn Swallow. The Bluebird. The House Wren. The Mourning Dove.

Birds of the Kansas City Region

The Prothonotary Warbler.
The Blue Jay.
The Wood Thrush.
The Brown Creeper.
The Warbling Vireo.
The Purple Martin.
The Robin.

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