Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Salt Lake City UT

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Hammond Hobbies & Toys
(801) 531-6074
Crossroads Mall 50 S. Main Street Lower Level
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Great Escape Hobbies
(801) 966-7785
1773 West 4160 South
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Hammond Hobbies & Toys
(801) 278-0157
Cottonwood Mall 4835 Highland Drive 2nd Floor
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Some Dude's Hobby Shop
(801) 233-6565
7664 S. Redwood Rd.
West Jordan, UT
 
Mac's #101
(801) 298-7999
2135 South Orchard Drive
Bountiful, UT
 
The Train Shoppe
(801) 322-2729
470 South 900 East
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Douglas Models
(801) 487-7752
2065 East 33rd South Street
Salt Lake City, UT
 
West Valley Hobbies
(801) 964-1700
1765 West 5400 South
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Mac's #102
(801) 566-9009
7046 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT
 
Hammond Hobbies & Toys
(801) 295-5351
5 Points Mall
Bountiful, UT
 

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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