Kirtlands Warbler Sound Recordings Wichita KS

Local resource for Kirtlands warbler sound recordings in Wichita, KS. 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.

Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(316) 721-0222
665 N Ridge Rd
Wichita, KS
 
Science Education Center
(316) 682-1921
2730 Boulevard Plaza
Wichita, KS
 
Preston's Hangar
(316) 941-4540
449 N. West st
Wichita, KS
 
Hangar Hobbies
(316) 773-4022
2121 N Tyler Road Ste 115
Wichita, KS
 
Timber Creek Hobbies
(316) 788-0604
836 N. Baltimore Drive
Derby, KS
 
Engine House Hobbies
(316) 685-6608
2718 Blvd Plaza
Wichita, KS
 
Hobby Center
(316) 269-3063
Inc. 1034 East Harry Street
Wichita, KS
 
Finley's Hobbies
(316) 683-4221
5640 E Central
Wichita, KS
 
HobbyTown USA
(316) 683-7222
8113 E. Kellog Ave. Ste. 200
Wichita, KS
 
Mary E.Jones
(316) 262-5144
marye7912@yahoo.com
wichita, KS
 

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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