Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Elgin IL

Local resource for Kirtlands warbler sound recordings in Elgin, 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.

Rails Unlimited
(847) 697-5353
126 Will Street
Elgin, IL
 
B & G Train World
(847) 888-2646
829 Walnut Avenue
Elgin, IL
 
HobbyTown USA
(847) 490-0900
Schaumburg Marketplace
Schaumburg, IL
 
Reynauld's Euro-Imports
(630) 262-0771
227 South Third Street
Geneva, IL
 
HobbyTown USA
(815) 444-1515
9200 Pyott Road
Lake, IL
 
B&G Train
(847) 888-2646
829 Walnut Avenue
Elgin, IL
 
HobbyTown USA
(630) 587-1256
Main Street Commons
St. Charles, IL
 
Choo Choo Connection
(847) 882-7728
1228 North Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL
 
Marbles - The Brain Store
(801) 557-8736
Woodfield Mall D307
Schaumburg, IL
 
Palatine Hobby
(847) 359-7888
Ltd. 772 West Euclid Avenue
Palatine, IL
 

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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