Virginia Spring Migration
County City Approximate
Arrival Date
Approximate
Departure Date
Common Name Scientific Name
AlbermarleCharlottesvilleApril 22
American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla

May 28Bay-breasted WarblerDendroica castanea

May 22Black-throated Blue WarblerDendroica caerulescens

May 28Blackburnian WarblerDendroica fusca
May 3
Canada WarblerWilsonia canadensis
April 13
Cerulean WarblerDendroica cerulea

May 23Chestnut-sided WarblerDendroica pensylvanica

May 1Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
March 27May 31Palm WarblerDendroica palmarum
May 4
Wilson's WarblerWilsonia pusilla
BedfordSmith Lake
May 19Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
BrunswickLawrencevilleMarch 23
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
April 3
Black-throated Green WarblerDendroica virens
April 6
OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapillus
April 5
Prairie WarblerDendroica discolor

April 12Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
April 13
Yellow WarblerDendroica petechia
March 19
Yellow-throated WarblerDendroica dominica
CampbellLynchburgMay 3
Bay-breasted WarblerDendroica castanea
April 21
Black-throated Blue WarblerDendroica caerulescens
April 25
Blackburnian WarblerDendroica fusca
April 18
Blackpoll WarblerDendroica striata
April 19
Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysoptera
April 29
Hooded WarblerWilsonia citrina
April 4
Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii
April 18
Magnolia WarblerDendroica magnolia
March 30
Pine WarblerDendroica pinus
March 2
Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
April 11
Yellow-throated WarblerDendroica dominica
Naruna
May 29Cape May WarblerDendroica tigrina
April 17
Chestnut-sided WarblerDendroica pensylvanica
March 8
Louisiana WaterthrushSeiurus motacilla

May 25Magnolia WarblerDendroica magnolia
FairfaxFalls Church
June 3Tennessee WarblerVermivora peregrina
HenricoRichmondApril 3
Bachman's SparrowAimophila aestivalis
April 10
Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum

May 17Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
March 10April 24Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
April 19
Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivoros
MontgomeryBlacksburgApril 21
Henslow's SparrowAmmodramus henslowii

May 1Lapland LongspurCalcarius lapponicus

May 16Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii
April 5
Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii

May 23Salt Marsh Sharp-tailed SparrowAmmodramus caudacutus
March 21
Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana

May 17White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
NansemondSuffolkApril 26
OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapillus
April 10
Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
April 29
Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
NorfolkNorfolk
May 26Black-throated Green WarblerDendroica virens

June 7Blackpoll WarblerDendroica striata
NorthamptonCape CharlesApril 24
Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
Cobb Island
March 13Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
PageShenandoah National Park
April 16Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
RockbridgeLexington
April 9American Tree SparrowSpizella arborea
May 6
Canada WarblerWilsonia canadensis
April 29May 18Cape May WarblerDendroica tigrina
April 18
Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
April 22
Hooded WarblerWilsonia citrina

May 18Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii
April 2
Louisiana WaterthrushSeiurus motacilla
April 27
Mourning WarblerOporornis philadelphia
April 16
Northern WaterthrushSeiurus noveboracensis
April 20
OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapillus

May 25White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
April 22
Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
RockinghamHarrisonburg
February 9Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis
ShenandoahNew MarketApril 22
Yellow WarblerDendroica petechia
Virginia BeachBack Bay
February 9Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis
Cape HenryMarch 6
Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
April 7
Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
April 17
Hooded WarblerWilsonia citrina
April 3
Kentucky WarblerOporornis formosus

May 15White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
April 16
Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
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