Eastern Monarch Spring 2022 Report #1


Published: 03/23/2022

Migrating Monarchs

Texas is a hotspot of activity as more monarchs depart overwintering sites in Mexico and make their way north. 

Becca in San Antonio, TX: “Two nectaring on mountain laurel. First [monarchs] in yard this season.” (03/20/2022)

A few monarch reports are coming as far north as Oklahoma and Arkansas. Is this the leading edge of migration? Where will monarchs be next week? Explore maps from previous years and see if you notice any trends.

Karen in White Hall, AR: “Single Monarch on peach blossom.” (03/20/2022)

Marcus in Choctaw, OK: “Saw a single flyer about 15:00 (3:00 p.m.)” (03/20/2022)