Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Colorado Springs CO

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Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(719) 550-0157
3989 Palmer Park Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Pikes Peak R/C Hobbies
(719) 329-1600
2126 E Boulder
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Diamond Fun Shoppe
(719) 520-0126
125 East Boulder
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Sunbird Train Mart Discount Trains
(719) 574-2080
3311 No. Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Sunbird Train Mart
(719) 528-8811
3650 Austin Bluffs Pkwy #130
Colorado Springs, CO
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

HobbyTown USA
(719) 637-0404
839 North Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Train Showcase
(719) 471-1887
38 South Sierra Madre
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Custom Railway Supply
(719) 634-4616
1015 Garden of the Gods Road,Ste F
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Plum Loco of Colorado
(719) 594-4123
6543 North Academy Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Austin Bluffs Trains and Hobbies
(719) 594-9084
4620 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO
 

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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