Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Seattle WA

Local resource for Kirtlands warbler sound recordings in Seattle, WA. 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.

Electric Train Shop
(206) 223-0181
110 Alaskan Way S
Seattle, WA
 
Seattle's Train Center
(206) 283-7886
1463 Elliott Ave W
Seattle, WA
 
American Eagles Inc.
(206) 440-8448
12537 Lake City Way NE
Seattle, WA
 
Inside Gateway
(425) 747-2016
14725 NE 20th
Bellevue, WA
 
Eastside Trains
(425) 828-4098
217 Central Way
Kirkland, WA
 
The Electric Train Shop
(206) 938-2400
4511 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA
 
Train Center
(206) 283-7886
3310 West Lynn Street
Seattle, WA
 
Trains, Planes & Automobiles
(425) 747-2016
14725 NE 20th Street
Bellevue, WA
 
The Inside Gateway
(425) 747-2016
14725 NE 20th St.
Bellevue, WA
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone , Fax & Mail Order

North End Train Center
(206) 362-4959
12333 Lake City Way NE
Seattle, WA
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone , Fax & Mail Order

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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