Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Cincinnati OH

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Yesterday's Treasures
(513) 871-7155
3815 Erie Avenue
Cincinnati, OH

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Old World Restorations Inc.
(513) 271-5459
The Historic Ferris House
Cincinnati, OH

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4 & 1 Imports
(513) 385-8185
5871 Day Road
Cincinnati, OH

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Fast Lane Hobbies & Raceways
(513) 248-2345
467 Wards Corner Rd # D
Loveland, OH
 
Garden Railway Company
(513) 321-9949
2402 Ashland Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
 
English Traditions
(513) 321-4730
2716 Erie Avenue
Cincinnati, OH

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Wiebold Studio Inc.
(513) 831-2541
413 Terrace Place
Terrace Park, OH

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(513) 791-0051
11033 Reed Hartman Highway
Cincinnati, OH

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Art Technologies
(513) 942-8800
3795 Symmes Road
Hamilton, OH

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(513) 351-3849
2235 Losantiville Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
 
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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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