Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Springfield MA

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Family Hobby Shop
(413) 525-7345
48 Shaker Road
East Longmeadow, MA
 
RC Madness Track & Hobby
(860) 741-6501
101 North Street
Enfield, CT
 
J & E Train Depot
(203) 870-7311
911 Hfd Tpk
Vernon, CT
 
Tucker's Hobbies
(413) 436-5318
29 Bacon Street
Warren, MA
 
Craftec Discount Hobbies
(860) 627-7811
152 North Rd
Broad Brook, CT

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Pioneer Valley Hobbies
(413) 732-5531
54 Myron Street
West Springfield, MA
 
Hoot Toot 'N Whistle Hobbies
(413) 585-8668
49 Russell Street
Hadley, MA
 
Tucker's Hobbies
(413) 436-5318
8 Bacon Street Box 1090
Warren, MA
 
Hobby Corner Of Agawam
(413) 821-9484
11 Fairview St
Agawam, MA

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For K-9s & Felines
(413) 572-0055
45 Southwick Road
Westfield, MA

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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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