Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Saint Louis MO

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St Louis RC
(314) 781-0000
6438 Fyler Ave
St Louis, MO
 
Astro Hobby House Co.
(314) 961-7093
1273 South Laclede Station Road
Webster Groves, MO
 
TinkerTown Inc.
(314) 991-4311
9666 Clayton Road
St. Louis, MO
 
Electric Train Outlet
(314) 428-2211
8961 Page Blvd.
St. Louis, MO
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Walk-in Store, Online Store, Phone & Mail Order

Kirkwood Hobbies
(314) 821-5596
127 West Jefferson Avenue
St. Louis, MO
 
Trains To Go
(314) 961-9150
115 West Lockwood
Webster Groves, MO
 
Switch Stand
(314) 993-2444
8420 Olive Blvd
University City, MO
 
North Central Hobbies
(314) 426-0031
9120 Lackland Road
St. Louis, MO
 
Schaefer's Hobby Center
(866) 818-5183
11659 Gravois Rd
St. Louis, MO
 
Hobby Station
(314) 822-1927
301 S. Kirkwood Rd.
Kirkwood, MO
 

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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