Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Indianapolis IN

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Great Train Store
(317) 634-6688
147 Indianapolis Union Station 39 West Jackson Place
Indianapolis, IN
 
Bill's Model Railroad Warehouse
(317) 481-0513
923 North Lynhurst Drive
Indianapolis, IN
 
Big 4-8-8-4 Boy Hobbies
(317) 898-6284
8893 Pendleton Pike
Indianapolis, IN
 
HobbyTown USA #2
(317) 882-3175
7765 S. US 31
Indianapolis, IN
 
Tom Metzler Hobby Center
(317) 784-3580
7418 Madison Avenue
Indianapolis, IN
 
Train Central
(317) 375-0832
6742 E. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN
 
N Gauge Train Shop
(317) 898-4883
4759 North Post Road
Indianapolis, IN
 
Big Boy Hobbies
(317) 898-6284
8893 Pendleton Pike
Indianapolis, IN
 
HobbyTown USA
(317) 845-4106
8326 Castleton Corner Drive
Indianapolis, IN
 
Train Express
(317) 879-9300
8555 Zionsville Road
Indianapolis, IN
 

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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