Explore the Magnificent World of Beidler Forest Sanctuary: Summer Home of the Prothonotary Warbler and Ancient Cypress Trees

 Audubon's Beidler Forest

Prothonotary Warblers are a species of small, brightly yellow colored songbirds that can be found in the Beidler Forest Sanctuary, located in South Carolina.  Beidler Forest Sanctuary is one of the largest remaining tracts of virgin cypress-tupelo swamp forest in the Southeast and it is home to a wide variety of birds, including the Prothonotary Warbler. 

These warblers are known for their vibrant yellow plumage and blue-gray wings, and they are a popular sight for birdwatchers visiting the sanctuary. Prothonotary Warblers are known for their distinctive song, which is a loud, clear whistle that can be heard throughout the forest. They are also known for their behavior of flitting about in the understory of the forest, often in search of insects to eat.

In addition to Prothonotary Warblers, Beidler Forest Sanctuary is also home to a wide variety of other bird species, including the endangered Wood Duck, the Great Egret, and the Barred Owl. It is also home to many other wildlife species such as the American Alligator, the North American River Otter, and the White-tailed Deer. Beidler Forest Sanctuary is a beautiful and unique place, and it is an important sanctuary for many species of birds and other wildlife. If you are a birdwatcher or simply enjoy nature, the Prothonotary Warblers and the other birds at Beidler Forest Sanctuary are definitely worth a visit.