Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings West Chester PA

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HobbyTown USA
(610) 696-9049
The Marketplace At Westtown
West Chester, PA
 
The Mushroom Bowl
(610) 444-4221
960 West Cypress Street
Kennett Square, PA
 
Train 99 Store #1
(610) 485-0880
PA Routes 491 & 261
Boothwyn, PA
 
Simpson's Hobbies
(302) 654-5022
709 Foulk Rd.
Wilmington, DE
 
Trains, Toys and Hobbies, Inc
(302) 478-7733
2907 Concord Pike, US Rte 202
Wilmington, DE
 
The Hobby Depot
(610) 725-8317
558 Lancaster Avenue
Malvern, PA
 
Mitchell''s Trains, Toys and Hobbies
(800) 726-2119
2303 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Jerry Quinn Classic Trains & Toys
(610) 383-1931
1329 Blackhorse Hill Rd.
Coatesville, PA
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Online Store, Phone & Mail Order

Mitchell's Family Store
(302) 652-3258
2303 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
 
Nicholas Smith Trains
(610) 353-8585
2343 West Chester Pike
Broomall, PA
 

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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