Skip to Main Content
Kirtland's Warbler (Setophaga kirtlankii)Author(s): John R. Probst; Deahn M. Donner
Source: In: The Second Michigan Breeding Bird Atlas. Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI. 5 p. Available at: http://www.mibirdatlas.org/
Publication Series: Other
Station: Northern Research Station
PDF: View PDF (91.1 KB)
DescriptionSpring travelers from around the world are attracted to the young jack pine forests of Michigan for a chance to hear the loud distinct song of the endangered Kirtland's Warbler. This blue-gray-backed warbler with a yellow underside can be heard singing from its perch in the tops of standing snags or jack pine trees, or seen hopping from tree to tree or to the ground, pumping its tail while searching for insects and blueberries.
- Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat.
- During the capture process some typographical errors may occur.
- Please contact Sharon Hobrla, email@example.com if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
CitationProbst, John R.; Donner, Deahn M. 2011. Kirtland's Warbler (Setophaga kirtlankii). In: The Second Michigan Breeding Bird Atlas. Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI. 5 p. Available at: http://www.mibirdatlas.org/
- Vegetation of a Kirtland's warbler breeding area and 10 nest sites
- A test of 3 models of Kirtland's warbler habitat suitability
- Using a full annual cycle model to evaluate long-term population viability of the conservation-reliant Kirtland's warbler after successful recovery
XML: View XML