Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Hagerstown MD

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House of Plastic
(301) 797-3575
800 View Street
Hagerstown, MD
 
Hagerstown Moped
(301) 797-5996
443 S. Burhans Blvd
Hagerstown, MD
 
Nexgen Hobby
(301) 739-6071
117 East Baltimore Street
Funkstown, MD
 
Mainline Hobby Supply
(717) 794-2860
15066 Buchanan Trail East
Blue Ridge Summit, PA
 
Hobbytown USA
(301) 694-7395
1305 W. 7th Street
Frederick, MD
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Online Store, Phone & Mail Order

The Train Room
(301) 745-6681
360 South Burhans Blvd.
Hagerstown, MD
 
Hagerstown Moped and Hobby
(301) 797-5996
443 South Burhans Boulevard
Hagerstown, MD
 
E.L. Jones and Sons Model Train Merchants
(800) 810-8138
34 North Conococheague St.
Williamsport, MD
Store Type
Online, Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Catoctin Mountain Trains & Hobbies
(301) 694-8331
3 West Main Street
Thurmont, MD
 
Musselman's Treasures
(717) 597-8576
329 Town Drive
Greencastle, PA
 

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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