Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Madison WI

Local resource for Kirtlands warbler sound recordings in Madison, WI. 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.

Madison Hobby Stop
(608) 829-3820
6622 Mineral Point Road
Madison, WI
 
Wheeler Road
(608) 249-2304
9 Cherokee Circle #202
Madison, WI
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Hobby Horse
(800) 604-6229
1769 Thierer Rd
Madison, WI
 
Last Square
(608) 278-4401
5944 Odana Road
Madison, WI
 
The knitting tree
(608) 238-0121
2614 monroe st
Madison, WI
Store Type
Retail

RC Performance & Hobbies, Inc
(608) 222-8846
5728 Monona Drive
Monona, WI
 
Hobby Craft of Madison
(608) 833-4944
Inc. 6632 Odana Road
Madison, WI
 
Midvale Hobby Shop
(608) 442-1428
5517B Odana Road
Madison, WI
 
Capitol Model RR Supply Company
(608) 231-9940
6666 Odana Road Suite 101
Madison, WI
 
Madison Hobby Stop
(608) 829-3820
6622 Mineral Point Rd
Madison, WI

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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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