Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Lancaster PA

Local resource for Kirtlands warbler sound recordings in Lancaster, PA. 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.

Winkie's Toys Hobby
(717) 625-3661
1030 Lititz Pike
Lititz, PA
 
Strasburg Station
(717) 290-1151
35 S Willowdale Drive, Suite 301
Lancaster, PA
 
Cool Trains Toys & Hobbies
(717) 898-7119
106 W Main St
Salunga, PA
 
Strasburg Train Shop
(717) 687-0464
Route 741 East Box 130
Strasburg, PA
 
Choo Choo Barn
(717) 687-0464
Route 741 East Box 130
Strasburg, PA
 
JPA Trains & Things
(717) 285-9490
3543 Marietta Avenue
Lancaster, PA
 
Smitty's Hobby & Craft
(717) 393-2521
1226 Millersville Pike
Lancaster, PA
 
Choo Choo Barn Inc.
(717) 687-7911
Route 741 East
Strasburg, PA
 
Winkie's Toys & Hobby
(717) 625-3661
520 Airport Road
Lititz, PA
 
Rule's Model Trains
(717) 664-5155
43 Market Square
Manheim, PA
 

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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