Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Portsmouth VA

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Davis Hobby Supplies
(757) 397-1983
Davis TV, Inc.
Portsmouth, VA
 
Craftech Hobby Shop P-4
(804) 444-3846
9475 Bacon Avenue
Norfolk, VA
 
Debbie's RC World, Inc.
(757) 361-6681
1828 S Military Hwy
Chesapeake, VA
 
HobbyTown USA
(757) 306-4760
4000 Virginia Beach Blvd Ste 196
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Virginia Scrapbook Retreats
(757) 287-4774
4140 Valencia Rd
Scrapbook Retreat Organizer, VA
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CRAFTECH Hobby Shop
(757) 445-0301
9475 Bacon Ave Bldg C-9
Norfolk, VA
 
Dale's Train Station
(757) 461-3636
5880 Poplar Hall Drive
Norfolk, VA
 
Toy Craft
(804) 587-4710
8481 Chesapeake Boulevard
Norfolk, VA
 
Eagle Hobby Shop
(757) 255-4040
4832 Godwin Blvd
Suffolk, VA
 
Virginia Scrapbook Retreats
(757) 465-5406
4140 Valencia Rd
Chesapeake, VA
 

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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