Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Ballston Spa NY

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Depot
(518) 885-8789
258 Milton Avenue
Ballston Spa, NY
 
Adirondack Hobbies
(518) 393-8836
2331 Alton Street
Schenectady, NY
 
Mardel Hobbies & Crafts
(518) 346-6500
351 Altamont Ave.
Schenectady, NY
 
Competition Hobby Supplies
(518) 786-3622
1006 Loudon Rd.
Cohoes, NY
 
Adirondack Train & Hobby
(518) 695-4060
946 Rte 29
Saratoga Springs, NY

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Model Railway Station
(518) 382-1714
49 Mohawk Avenue
Scotia, NY
 
Mohawk Valley RR Co.
(518) 372-9124
2037 Hamburg St.
Schenectady, NY
 
Mohawk Valley Railroad Co.
(518) 372-9124
2037 Hamburg Street
Schenectady, NY
 
JP's Trains
(518) 782-0981
277 Troy Schenectady Road
Latham, NY
 
Adirondack Train and Hobby inc.
(518) 695-4060
946 rt 29 lake ave
Saratoga Springs, NY
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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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