Kirtland-s-warbler meaning

kûrt'ləndz
A warbler (Dendroica kirtlandii) with a yellow breast and gray back that nests only in jack pine forests of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Ontario.
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A small songbird, Dendroica kirtlandii, that nests in Michigan, United States and winters in the Bahamas.
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Origin of kirtland-s-warbler

  • After Jared Potter Kirtland (1793–1877), American naturalist and physician
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition