Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Ithaca NY

Local resource for Kirtlands warbler sound recordings in Ithaca, NY. 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.

Providence Hobbies
(607) 273-4251
308 E Seneca St
Ithaca, NY
 
Rock River Model Hobbies
(607) 532-9489
7762 Rock River Road
Interlaken, NY
 
Pampered Pets
(607) 257-5063
40 Catherwood Rd.
Ithaca, NY
 
Judy's Little Gems
(607) 898-5186
887 Cobb St.
Groton, NY
 
Amish Pups
8 Keeler Rd.
Moravia, NY
 
Saunders Greenhouse & Hobbies
(607) 273-6331
1279 Dryden Road
Ithaca, NY
 
WeBeTilin' Studios Mosaic Shop
(607) 738-2700
7516 County Road 153
Interlaken, NY
 
PetSmart
(607) 277-3391
742 S Meadow St
Ithaca, NY
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Famn Damily Farm
(607) 387-5012
6259 Rt. 79
Mecklenburg, NY
 
Blue Moon Kennels
(315) 496-3545
6967 Scott Gulf Rd.
Moravia, NY
 

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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