Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Raleigh NC

Local resource for Kirtlands warbler sound recordings in Raleigh, NC. 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.

Nick's Trains, Inc
(919) 881-1010
5201 Oak Park Road
Raleigh, NC
 
Tom''s Train Station
(919) 388-7246
1239 Buck Jones Rd.
Raleigh, NC
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone , Fax & Mail Order

Hangar 18 Hobbies
(919) 465-3353
1207 D Kildare Farm Road
Cary, NC
 
HobbyTown USA
(919) 387-6615
1475 Beaver Creek Commons Dr
Apex, NC
 
Toy Town Hobby Shop
(919) 577-9007
507 Broad Street
Fuquay-varina, NC
 
Tom's Train Station
(919) 388-7246
1239 Buck Jones Rd
Raleigh, NC
 
Raleigh Hobby and R/C
(919) 772-1211
4505 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC
 
Apex R/C and Hobbies
(919) 795-1644
321 E. Durham Rd.
Gary, NC
 
Todd's Train Depot
(919) 365-5006
404 West Wilson Avenue
Wendell, NC
 
Tom's Train Station
(919) 388-7246
1239 Buck Jones Rd
Raleigh, NC

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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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