Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Bloomington IL

Local resource for Kirtlands warbler sound recordings in Bloomington, 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.

Jeffrey Alans
(309) 454-7456
701 Towanda
Normal, IL
 
Hobbyland Inc.
(309) 828-1442
616 North Main Street
Bloomington, IL
 
Adventureland
(309) 829-3622
620 North Main Street
Bloomington, IL
 
Breezy Bluff Riding Academy
(309) 874-3190
3634 N 685 E
McLean, IL
 
Pet Supply Center
(309) 452-8343
407 Kays Dr
Normal, IL

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Computer Deli, Inc
(309) 661-8266
1306 E Empire St
Bloomington, IL
 
Hobbyland
(309) 828-1442
616 North Main St
Bloomington, IL
 
Roundhouse Train Shop
(309) 827-8703
Six Points Road & Alexander
Bloomington, IL
 
PETCO
(309) 268-9898
1700 East College Avenue
Normal, IL
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

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(309) 662-2153
1500 E Empire St Ste A15
Bloomington, IL

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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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