Ocracoke does not have many nesting warbler species. One of these is the Prairie Warbler, an early arrival. Males, like the one above, are already here, singing away in hopes of attracting a mate. This guy was photographed on the island on April 13.
To read about this fascinating bird, check out Birds of Ocracoke: The Prairie Warbler.
For other species, click The Birds of Ocracoke.