Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Pittsburgh PA

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J & C Hobbies
(412) 795-9344
12250 Frankstown Rd
Penn Hills, PA
 
Hobbymasters of Pittsburgh
(412) 281-9040
116 Smithfield Street
Pittsburgh, PA
 
Esther's Hobby Shop
(412) 821-2415
219 North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
 
Esther''s Hobby Shop
(412) 821-2415
219 North Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

N Scale Unlimited
(412) 921-1553
30 Ingram Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
 
S.W. Randall Toyes & Giftes
(412) 562-9252
630 Smithfield St
Pittsburgh, PA
 
Brentwood Station
(412) 885-1723
3625 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA
 
A. B. Charles & Son
(412) 561-3068
1635 McFarland Road
Pittsburgh, PA
 
A. B. Charles & Son Hobby Shop
(412) 561-3068
3213 West Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
 
J & C Hobbies
(412) 795-9344
12250 Frankstown Rd.
Pittsburgh, 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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