Baking: Kirtland’s Warbler

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Setophaga kirtlandii

Length: 5-6 in Wingspan: 7-9 in Weight: 0.5 oz

Identification:

Yellow front/throat and blue back/head. Broken white eye ring and two white/gray wing bars. Black spotting on sides and back.

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Distribution:

39458621

Range map by Neotropical Birds

Cool Facts:

Kirtland’s Warbler has an extremely small breeding range dependent on young jack pines in Michigan/Wisconsin. As jack pines require fire to open their cones and disperse seeds, this habitat is rare, especially in fire-suppressed landscapes.

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References:

All About Birds

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