Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Ashburn VA

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Leesburg Hobbies & Collectibles
(703) 779-8600
9 W Market St
Leesburg, VA
 
Leesburg Hobbies & Collectibles
(703) 779-8600
9 West Market St
Leesburg, VA
 
Pastimes
(301) 977-7902
531 Quince Orchard Road
Gaithersburg, MD
 
The Track
(301) 417-9630
16806 Oakmont Ave
Gaithersburg, MD
 
Hobby Works Fairfax
(703) 426-8600
9650-42 Main Street
Fairfax, VA
 
Hobby Hangar Speedway
(703) 631-8820
14014-D Sullyfield Circle
Chantilly, VA
 
Leesburg Hobby Center
(703) 777-1477
521-D East Market Street
Leesburg, VA
 
HobbyTown USA
(703) 369-5990
11750 Sudley Manor Drive
Manassas, VA
 
Engine House Hobbies
(301) 590-0816
1 A East Diamond Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD
 
Hobby Place, Inc
(240) 477-5564
16760 Oakmont Avenue
Gaithersburg, 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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