Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Chula Vista CA

Local resource for Kirtlands warbler sound recordings in Chula Vista, CA. 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.

One Stop Hobby Shop
(619) 397-1581
1290 Hollister
La Mesa, CA
 
Reed's Hobby Shop
(619) 464-1672
8039 La Mesa Boulevard
La Mesa, CA
 
El Cajon Hobbies
(619) 449-9990
1571 N Magnolia Ave # 206
El Cajon, CA
 
Horton Toy & Doll
(619) 232-3004
35 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA
 
Whistle Stop
(619) 295-7340
3834 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA
 
Krazy Kevin's, Inc.
(619) 422-2724
1223 3rd Ave, Suite D
Chula Vista, CA
 
Reed's Hobby Shop
(619) 464-1672
8039 La Mesa Blvd.
La Mesa, CA
 
C & C Train Repair
(619) 281-1284
4186 Adams Avenue
San Diego, CA
 
Frank "The Trainman"
(619) 295-1611
4207 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA
 
The Whistle Stop
(619) 295-7340
3834 Fourth Ave
San Diego, CA
 

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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