Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Alexandria VA

Local resource for Kirtlands warbler sound recordings in Alexandria, VA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to Kirtlands warbler sound recordings, Kirtlands warbler song recordings, and Kirtlands warbler bird houses, as well as advice and content on attracting Kirtlands warblers, Kirtlands warbler feeders, and Kirtlands warbler descriptions.

Whistle Stop Hobbies
(703) 549-4912
130 S Royal Street
Alexandria, VA
 
Arlington Hobby Crafters
(703) 532-2224
230 West Broad Street
Falls Church, VA
 
Trains Etc. Inc
(703) 550-1779
8245 A Backlick Roadd
Lorton, VA
 
Hobby Works Fairfax
(703) 426-8600
9650-42 Main Street
Fairfax, VA
 
Rip Track
(703) 590-6901
2885 PS Business Center
Woodbridge, VA
 
Granddad's Hobby Shop
(703) 426-0700
5260-A Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA
 
Great Train Store
(202) 371-2881
50 Massachusetts Avenue NE #109
Washington, DC
 
Trains Etc.
(703) 550-1779
8245-A Blacklick Road
Newington, VA
 
HobbyTown USA
(703) 590-9890
12480 Dillingham Square
Lake Ridge, VA
 
Lionel Buy & Sell
(301) 949-4000
3610 University Boulevard
Kensington, MD
 

Kirtland's Warbler

Kirtland's Warbler

Dendroica kirtlandii

Photo by Ron Austings

This fairly large warbler is blue-gray above, yellow below, and heavily streaked with black on its back and sides. Its white eye-ring does not completely circle the eye and its wingbars are faint. The Kirtland's warbler is a loud and persistent singer on its breeding territory, though studies have shown that males sing during spring migration, from the Carolinas, northward. The song, which sounds like the chip-chip-che-way-o, is described as clear and not buzzy as many other warbler songs. The Kirtland's warbler has a habit of wagging or bobbing its tail.

When and where to look:

This warbler, classified as an endangered species, nests only in a now strictly protected area in north-central Michigan. Its preferred habitat is in stands of young jack pines, where it nests on the ground. Kirtland's warblers arrive in Michigan in early May and depart between August and October for their wintering grounds in the Bahamas.

Feeding Behavior:

These warblers forage on the ground and low in trees, where they glean or flycatch small insects such as sawflies, grasshoppers, and moths. Ripe fruits are also eaten, especially on the wintering grounds. Nestlings are fed a mix of insects and soft fruits.

Nesting Behavior:

Kirtland's warblers form pairs about a week after arriving on the breeding grounds in mid-May. By the last week of May, weather permitting, egg laying begins. Eggs hatch in mid-...

Author: Bird Watcher's Digest

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