Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Detroit MI

Local resource for Kirtlands warbler sound recordings in Detroit, MI. 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.

Ace Hanses Hardware
(313) 846-0900
13320 West Warren
Dearborn, MI
 
Prop Shop Hobbies
(810) 757-7160
23326 Van Dyke
Warren, MI
 
Rider's Hobby Shop
(248) 589-8111
32115 John R. Road
Madison Heights, MI
 
Young's Garden Mart
(313) 573-0230
27825 Ryan Road
Warren, MI
 
Whistle Stop Hobby & Toy
(586) 771-6770
21714 Harper Avenue
St. Clair Shores, MI
Store Type
Walk-in store + online sales

Rainy Day Hobbies
(248) 545-5667
22961 Woodward Avenue
Ferndale, MI
 
Prop Shop
(586) 757-7160
23326 Van Dyke
Warren, MI
 
Whistle Stop Hobby & Toy Inc.
(810) 771-6770
21714 Harper Avenue
St. Clair Shores, MI
 
West Point Hobby Inc.
(313) 538-2189
25531 West Seven Mile Rd.
Redford, MI
 
Down River Hobby
(734) 287-7405
22789 North Line Road
Taylor, MI
 

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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