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Kirtland's Warbler

Setophaga kirtlandii ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: PARULIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Near Threatened

A rare bird of the Michigan jack pine forests, the Kirtland's Warbler is dependant upon fire to provide the small trees and open areas that meet its rigid habitat requirements for nesting.

Calls

Song clear and emphatic "chip-chip-che-way-o."

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