Tennessee Fall Migration
County City Approximate
Arrival Date
Approximate
Departure Date
Common Name Scientific Name
BlountMaryvilleSeptember 1
Nashville WarblerVermivora ruficapilla
CarterElibabethton
October 8Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens

October 19American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla

October 22Canada WarblerWilsonia canadensis

October 27Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas

October 2Kentucky WarblerOporornis formosus
August 23October 30Louisiana WaterthrushSeiurus motacilla

October 19Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
Roan MountainSeptember 23
Bay-breasted WarblerDendroica castanea
DavidsonNashville
October 17Bachman's SparrowAimophila aestivalis
August 29
Blackburnian WarblerDendroica fusca
September 8October 23Blackpoll WarblerDendroica striata

November 2Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina

November 16Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
October 14November 26Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca

November 4Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum
December 31
Lapland LongspurCalcarius lapponicus

September 18Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
September 29October 29Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii
August 27November 11Magnolia WarblerDendroica magnolia

October 3Northern ParulaParula americana
August 21
Northern WaterthrushSeiurus noveboracensis

October 15OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapillus
September 4
Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
November 19
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis
October 11
Song SparrowMelospiza melodia

October 17Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana

October 23Tennessee WarblerVermivora peregrina
October 5November 11Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
October 15
White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
September 16October 8White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis

October 10Wilson's WarblerWilsonia pusilla

October 3Yellow-throated WarblerDendroica dominica
GilesPulaski
November 4Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
HamiltonChattanoogaOctober 20
Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
KnoxKnoxville
September 27Bachman's SparrowAimophila aestivalis

November 13Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
October 17
Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
August 11
Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
October 05October 23Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii
September 26
Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
September 15
Tennessee WarblerVermivora peregrina
October 9November 11Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
October 18
White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
October 3
White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
August 12
Wilson's WarblerWilsonia pusilla
MarionJasper
September 9Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsonii
McMinnAthens
October 17Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia

October 18Black-throated Blue WarblerDendroica caerulescens

September 27Cerulean WarblerDendroica cerulea

September 29Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysoptera

October 18Hooded WarblerWilsonia citrina
October 7
Song SparrowMelospiza melodia

October 5Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorus
October 3
Yellow-rumped WarblerDendroica coronata
MontgomeryClarksvilleNovember 21
American Tree SparrowSpizella arborea
October 16
Orange-crowned WarblerVermivora celata
RutherfordSmyrnaSeptember 24
Sharp-tailed SparrowAmmospiza caudacuta
ShelbyMemphis
October 28Bay-breasted WarblerDendroica castanea
August 07October 28Black-throated Green WarblerDendroica virens

October 28Blackburnian WarblerDendroica fusca

September 11Blue-winged WarblerVermivora pinus

October 21Chestnut-sided WarblerDendroica pensylvanica

October 3Nashville WarblerVermivora ruficapilla

October 6Northern WaterthrushSeiurus noveboracensis

October 15OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapillus

October 25Sharp-tailed SparrowAmmospiza caudacuta
StewartDover
October 26Orange-crowned WarblerVermivora celata
WhiteQuebeckAugust 18
Mourning WarblerOporornis philadelphia
August 21
Northern WaterthrushSeiurus noveboracensis
WilsonLebanonAugust 21
Canada WarblerWilsonia canadensis


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