The prothonotary warbler breeds in hardwood swamps in extreme southeastern Ontario and eastern United States. It winters in the West Indies, Central America and northern South America.
We know it’s spring in the Lowcountry when flashes of vivid yellow zoom by.
In the South Carolina swamps Prothonotary Warbler’s nest inside hollowed out Cypress Knees. Some local photographers here visit the same spot, and Cypress Knee, each year to grab a quick shot.
Their coloring make for difficult images. I’m sure there is a technical reason, and solution, I myself have no clue except ‘push the button’.
Caw Caw swamp, Ravenel, South Carolina.