Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Kansas City KS

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Js Hobby Haven
(913) 432-8820
5536 Granada Ln
Mission, KS
 
Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(816) 746-1774
6130 Nw Barry Rd
Kansas City, MO
 
Doc's Caboose, Inc
(816) 471-7114
1400 Union Avenue
Kansas City, MO
 
J's Hobby Haven
(913) 432-8820
5303 Johnson Drive
Mission, KS
 
Fred's Train Shop
(913) 383-3500
7327 W 80th St
Overland Park, KS
 
Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(913) 631-9104
13320 W 62nd Ter
Shawnee Mission, KS
 
Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(913) 451-4440
7102 W 119th St
Shawnee Mission, KS
 
Halls Crown Center
(816) 274-4533
200 East 25th Street
Kansas City, MO
 
Collector's Choice
(913) 681-6830
15105 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS
 
J & L Hobby & Trains
(816) 746-1282
1362 J NW Highway 9
Parkville, MO
 

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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