kirtlands-warbler

Kirtland's warbler

[kurt-luhndz]
noun
a wood warbler, Dendroica kirtlandii, breeding only in north-central Michigan and wintering in the Bahamas, bluish gray above, striped with black and pale yellow below: an endangered species.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism; named after Jared Kirtland (1793–1877), American naturalist

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