Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Milwaukee WI

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King of the Road
(414) 771-4972
6903 West North Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI
 
Terminal Hobby Shop
(414) 461-1050
5619 West Florist Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
 
Jerry's Bay View Hobby Shop
(414) 482-1566
2633 South Kinnickinnic Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
 
Greenfield News & Hobby Center
(414) 281-1800
Cudahy News & Hobby, Inc.
Greenfield, WI
 
Dreamers Hobbies
(414) 425-3467
4458 South 108th Street
Greenfield, WI
 
HobbyTown USA
(262) 377-6666
1704 S 108th Street
West Allis, WI
 
Silver Spring Hobby & Games
(414) 352-3000
1935 W Silver Spring Dr Suite 1
Milwaukee WI, OH
 
South Side Trains, Inc
(414) 482-1566
2633 S Kinnickinnic Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
 
Sommerfeld''s Trains and Hobbies
(262) 783-7797
12620 W. Hampton Ave.
Butler, WI
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

BPL Brassworks
(414) 963-8605
5464 N Port Washington Rd. Suite 190
Glendale, WI
Store Type
Phone, Fax & Mail Order

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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