Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Richmond VA

Local resource for Kirtlands warbler sound recordings in Richmond, VA. 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.

Toy Center
(804) 288-4475
Inc. 5811 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, VA
 
Toy Center
(804) 323-5773
Inc. 10441 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond, VA
 
HobbyTown USA
(804) 270-2250
8032-B W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA
 
Pet World
(804) 748-3620
6527 Centralia Rd
Chesterfield, VA
 
Bobby's Toy Trains
(804) 784-4473
Broadview Shopping Center 32 Broad Street Road
Manakin Sabot, VA
 
Hobby Center
(804) 750-1973
8908 West Patterson Avenue
Richmond, VA
 
HobbyTown USA
(804) 267-3366
9768 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond, VA
 
Chesterfield Hobbies
(804) 379-9091
13154 Midlothian Turnpike
Midlothian, VA
 
Train Town Toy & Hobby
(804) 798-0330
104 S. Railroad Ave.
Ashland, VA
 
Hobby Corner
(804) 276-4151
7150 Hull Street Rd
Richmond, VA

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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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