Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Killeen TX

Local resource for Kirtlands warbler sound recordings in Killeen, TX. 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.

The Hobby Center
(254) 690-7311
4104 Stan Schlueter Loop #3
Killeen, TX
 
PETCO
(254) 953-8231
201 East Central Texas Expressway
Harker Heights, TX
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PAWS IN PARADISE PET CREMATORY
(254) 681-7297
1050 OLD FM 440
KILLEEN, TX
 
Aqua Pets & Birds
(254) 526-8700
819 W Hallmark Ave
Killeen, TX
 
Omas Garten Pflanzen
(254) 526-8792
2301 Old Fm 440 Rd
Killeen, TX
 
Hobby Center of Killeen
(254) 690-7311
4104 East Stan Schlueter Loop #1 Post Office Box 849
Killeen, TX
 
PetSmart
(254) 634-1664
2500 E Central Texas Expy
Killeen, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Precious Paws Pet Cremations & Burials
(254) 239-4342
607 Mustang Trail
Harker Heights, TX
Hours
24/7

Avians Bird Barn
(254) 200-0096
1522 Florence Rd
Killeen, TX
 
Aztec Pet Hospital
(254) 699-6725
104 W Fm 2410 Rd
Killeen, TX
 

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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