Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Aurora IL

Local resource for Kirtlands warbler sound recordings in Aurora, IL. 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.

Ace Hardware 200
(630) 897-9227
994 North Lake Street
Aurora, IL
 
Stricker Brothers Hobbies
(708) 896-7489
898 North Lake Street
Aurora, IL
 
Reynauld's Euro-Imports
(630) 262-0771
227 South Third Street
Geneva, IL
 
Reynaulds Euro Imports, Inc
(630) 365-6340
122 N Main Street
Elburn, IL
 
Schuham Ace Hardware Co.
(630) 467-4800
485 West Roosevelt Road
Glen Ellyn, IL
 
West Suburban Model Railroad ...
(708) 897-2867
106 South Lincolnway Suite E
North Aurora, IL
 
Remote Control Hobbies
(630) 753-9433
1550 N Route 59 # 170
Naperville, IL
 
HobbyTown USA
(630) 587-1256
Main Street Commons
St. Charles, IL
 
Oakridge Corporation
(630) 257-0909
15800 New Avenue
Lemont, IL
 
Oakridge Hobbies & Toys
(630) 435-5900
The Oakridge Corp.
Downers Grove, IL
 

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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