Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Tuscaloosa AL

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Mac Hobbies
(205) 247-5555
6509 Highway 69 South
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Pet Supplies Plus
(205) 345-1212
2600 Mcfarland Blvd E
Tuscaloosa, AL

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Tranquill Hedgies
(415) 246-5100
East Lake
Tuscaloosa, AL
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Happy Dog Grooming
(205) 752-2606
514 Bear Creek Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Wild Birds Unlimited
(205) 366-0309
312 Merchants Walk
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Bryant Drive Animal Hospital
(205) 758-5520
2211 Paul W Bryant Dr
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Ramey Veterinary Hospital
(205) 556-2626
1009 37th E
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Pet Supplies Plus
(205) 345-1212
2600 Mcfarland Blvd E
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Indian Hills Animal Clinic & Pet Hotel
(205) 345-1231
200 McFarland Cir N
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Suburban Farms Inc
(205) 339-2688
4950 5th Avenue North Cliff Dr
Northport, AL

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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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