Virginia Fall Migration
County City Approximate
Arrival Date
Approximate
Departure Date
Common Name Scientific Name
AlbermarleCharlottesville
October 18Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
September 12
Black-throated Blue WarblerDendroica caerulescens
September 3
Black-throated Green WarblerDendroica virens
August 10
Blackburnian WarblerDendroica fusca
August 20
Blackpoll WarblerDendroica striata
August 14September 25Canada WarblerWilsonia canadensis
September 4
Cape May WarblerDendroica tigrina

October 30Henslow's SparrowAmmodramus henslowii
July 4
Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
September 3
Magnolia WarblerDendroica magnolia

October 4Mourning WarblerOporornis philadelphia

October 22Pine WarblerDendroica pinus

October 6Wilson's WarblerWilsonia pusilla
AmherstSandidges
September 5Lark BuntingCalamospiza melanocorys
Sweet Briar
November 1Blackburnian WarblerDendroica fusca

November 29Cape May WarblerDendroica tigrina
July 20
Cerulean WarblerDendroica cerulea
BrunswickLawrenceville
October 12Bay-breasted WarblerDendroica castanea

October 19Louisiana WaterthrushSeiurus motacilla

October 25Magnolia WarblerDendroica magnolia
October 14
Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
CampbellLynchburg
October 9Blackburnian WarblerDendroica fusca

October 10Hooded WarblerWilsonia citrina

October 17Northern ParulaParula americana

September 30Yellow-throated WarblerDendroica dominica
NarunaAugust 23
Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysoptera
September 22
Yellow-rumped WarblerDendroica coronata
FairfaxAlexandria
October 24Connecticut WarblerOporornis agilis
August 19
Mourning WarblerOporornis philadelphia
November 6
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis
Fort BelvoirAugust 16
Northern WaterthrushSeiurus noveboracensis
HenricoRichmond
September 3Bachman's SparrowAimophila aestivalis

November 21Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
October 10November 9Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
MontgomeryBlacksburgSeptember 18October 26Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii

November 12Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
September 14
White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
NorthamptonCobb IslandNovember 22
Ipswich SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
August 22
Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
November 4
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis
PageShenandoah National ParkOctober 31
American Tree SparrowSpizella arborea
October 8
Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
October 22
Lapland LongspurCalcarius lapponicus
October 31
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis
August 19
Wilson's WarblerWilsonia pusilla
RoanokeSalem
October 9Prairie WarblerDendroica discolor
August 23
Tennessee WarblerVermivora peregrina

October 24Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorus
RockbridgeLexingtonSeptember 19
Bay-breasted WarblerDendroica castanea

October 15Black-throated Blue WarblerDendroica caerulescens

October 28Blackpoll WarblerDendroica striata

October 21Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
August 31
Connecticut WarblerOporornis agilis

October 10Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum
September 21November 22Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii

October 27Northern WaterthrushSeiurus noveboracensis

October 15OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapillus

October 17Sharp-tailed SparrowAmmospiza caudacuta
September 23
Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana

October 10Yellow WarblerDendroica petechia

October 2Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Virginia BeachCape HenrySeptember 10September 28American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla

September 20Hooded WarblerWilsonia citrina

August 31Kentucky WarblerOporornis formosus

November 25Seaside SparrowAmmospiza maritima
August 20
Sharp-tailed SparrowAmmospiza caudacuta
October 8November 02White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys


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