The Migrant TOS Journal

The Migrant

The Migrant (ISSN 0026-3575) is the quarterly journal of the TOS. It was first published in 1930 and is mailed to all TOS members. The Migrant contains articles describing results of research on Tennessee birds, results of organized bird counts, unusual occurrences and early and late arrival dates.

The Migrant Back Issues

Back issues of The Migrant are now available on the Searchable Ornithological Research Archive (SORA).

Additional files will be added as they become available.

Contact the current editor if the issue is not on SORA.



Those interested in submitting a major article or Roundtable Note to The Migrant should use the most recent issue of The Migrant as a guide.
New guidelines are under development and will be posted here once completed.

The Migrant Editorial Staff

Editorial Staff

  • Editor: Bob Ford

  • Associate Editor: Susan McWhirter
    274 Beech Grove Rd, McMinnville, TN 37110

  • Associate Editor: Martha Waldron
    1014 Murray Hill Ln, Memphis, TN 38120

  • State Count Compiler: Ron Hoff
    166 Chahyga Way, Loudon, TN 37774

  • Season Editor: Richard L. Knight
    804 North Hills Dr, Johnson City, TN 37604

Regional Season Editors

  • Western Coastal Plain: Dick Preston
    261 Sassafras Cr, Munford, TN 38058

  • Highland Rim and Basin: Open

  • Eastern Ridge and Valley: Open

  • Eastern Mountains: Open