South Carolina Spring Migration
County City Approximate
Arrival Date
Approximate
Departure Date
Common Name Scientific Name
AikenAikenApril 17
Blackburnian WarblerDendroica fusca
April 20
Blackpoll WarblerDendroica striata

May 3Orange-crowned WarblerVermivora celata
WindsorApril 15April 26Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
April 24
Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii
BeaufortFrogmoreApril 3
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
March 23
Northern ParulaParula americana
March 23
Northern ParulaParula americana
April 5
Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsonii
April 17
Yellow WarblerDendroica petechia
St. Helena IslandApril 27
Kirtland's WarblerDendroica kirtlandii
CharlestonCharleston
April 11Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis

May 8Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum

May 8Le Conte's SparrowAmmodramus leconteii
April 8
Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea

April 8Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis

May 13Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis

May 15Seaside SparrowAmmodramus maritimus

February 12Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis

May 3Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
April 5
Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsonii

April 24Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana

May 11Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus

May 5White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys

May 14White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
April 3
Yellow WarblerDendroica petechia
April 25
Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Mt. PleasantApril 16
Black-throated Blue WarblerDendroica caerulescens
March 22
Black-throated Green WarblerDendroica virens
March 21
Louisiana WaterthrushSeiurus motacilla
March 24
Northern WaterthrushSeiurus noveboracensis
April 7
Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivoros
ChesterChesterApril 15
Cape May WarblerDendroica tigrina
May 10
Connecticut WarblerOporornis agilis
Great FallsMay 5
Bay-breasted WarblerDendroica castanea
May 10
Connecticut WarblerOporonis agilis
ClarendonForestonMarch 24
American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
SummertonApril 17
Magnolia WarblerDendroica magnolia
DorchesterSummervilleApril 9
Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
GreenwoodGreenwood
May 17Black-throated Green WarblerDendroica virens
HamptonYemasseeMarch 24
Hooded WarblerWilsonia citrina
March 27
Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
HorryLoris
April 13Henslow's SparrowAmmodramus henslowii
Myrtle Beach
April 20Lapland LongspurCalcarius lapponicus
MarionMarionApril 2
American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
PickensClemson
May 16Bay-breasted WarblerDendroica castanea
March20
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia

May 15Black-throated Blue WarblerDendroica caerulescens

May 17Cape May WarblerDendroica tigrina
April 21
Cerulean WarblerDendroica cerulea

March 12Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
April 21
Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysoptera
April 13
OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapillus

April 23Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
RichlandColumbiaApril 10
Chestnut-sided WarblerDendroica pensylvanica
March 11
Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
April 10
Kentucky WarblerOporornis formosus
March 23
Yellow-throated WarblerDendroica dominica
RowanSalisburyMay 8
Wilson's WarblerWilsonia pusilla
SpartanburgSpartanburgApril 5
Black-throated Blue WarblerDendroica caerulescens

May 12Blackburnian WarblerDendroica fusca
April 30
Canada WarblerWilsonia canadensis

May 18Chestnut-sided WarblerDendroica pensylvanica
March 20
Louisiana WaterthrushSeiurus motacilla

May 18Magnolia WarblerDendroica magnolia
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