Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Joliet IL

Local resource for Kirtlands warbler sound recordings in Joliet, 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.

Larsen Hobby
(815) 485-1991
2571 E Lincoln Hwy
New Lenox, IL
 
Eds Hobby Warehouse
(708) 974-4440
11152 S Southwest Hwy
Palos Hills, IL
 
Leisure Hours Hobbies
(815) 439-1477
2712 Plainfield Road
Joliet, IL
 
Larsen Hobby
(815) 485-1991
2571 East Lincoln Highway #3
New Lenox, IL
 
Malley's Hobbies
(815) 464-5930
9447 Lincoln Hwy
Frankfort, IL
 
Bills Englewood Station Hobby Shop
(708) 460-4906
9566 147th
Orland Park, IL
 
Walt's Hobby Shop
(815) 741-0043
2207 Plainfield Rd.
Joliet, IL
 
Walt's Hobby & Model Shop
(815) 741-0043
1701 North Larkin Avenue
Shorewood, IL
 
Oakridge Corporation
(630) 257-0909
15800 New Avenue
Lemont, IL
 
HobbyTown USA
(708) 349-8697
15551 S 94th Avenue
Orland Park, 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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