Monarch Egg (FIRST sighted)
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Date: 05/25/2018

Number: 10

Just saw my first Monarch during my lunch time walk today. I can't believe my eyes. Fist, I was noticing the common milk weeds are growing nicely here at the Forks. Then, I immediately noticed a beautiful Monarch flying around. Right away I checked all the milkweeds nearby and found 10 eggs!!! Last year, It was June 10th when I saw the first Monarch at the same spot. I thought with the late spring we had this year, they will arrive later this year. What a surprise!!! I will post in the egg section as well. By the way, by looking at the eggs, I noticed that they are too different colours. Some are more yellow, from my almost five years of experience with raising Monarchs, that tells me there were two females in the area, not just the one I saw! One milkweed had three eggs on it. I will raise these eggs at home and make sure they turn to adults safely to produce more babies for the next generation. Last year me and my family released 230 adults in total.

Winnipeg, MB

Latitude: 49.9 Longitude: -97.1

Observed by: Yan
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