Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Birmingham AL

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Homewood Toy & Hobby Shop
(205) 879-3986
2830 South 18th Street
Homewood, AL
 
The Model Box
(205) 978-8787
1921 Hoover Court
Hoover, AL
 
Marys Beads
(256) 658-4972
Birmingham Fleamarket
birmingham, AL
 
Model Box The
(205) 978-8787
1921 Hoover Ct
Birmingham, AL

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Jigsaw Novelties
(205) 491-2820
3302 Ab Mem Dr # 106
Hueytown, AL

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Homewood Toy & Hobby
(205) 879-3986
2830 S 18th St.
Birmingham, AL
 
Oak Mountain Hobbies
(205) 685-8980
2659 Pelham Parkway
Pelham, AL
 
HandCraftIt Ltd
(+01) 443-3929
Kings street 121
Birminghem, AL
 
Oak Mountain Hobbies
(205) 685-8980
2659 Pelham Pkwy
Pelham, AL

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Chocolate Kisses Dog Boutique
(205) 413-9143
2005 15th Place Sw
Birmingham, AL
 
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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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