Kirtland's warbler


Kirt·​land's warbler ˈkərt-lən(d)z- How to pronounce Kirtland's warbler (audio)
: a rare warbler (Dendroica kirtlandii) of northeastern North America that breeds in Michigan and winters in the Bahamas

Word History


Jared P. Kirtland †1877 American naturalist

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Kirtland's warbler was in 1858

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“Kirtland's warbler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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