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Monarch Fall Roost
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Date: 09/08/2019

Number: 5700

At the Tip at Point Pelee National Park 6:05-8:05pm
19°c Partly Cloudy with NE wind @ 14kmh gusts at 21kmh
Daytime high 21°c
Overnight forecast low 17°c
Sunset 7:53 Sunrise 7:03
Observed 2 Clusters totalling about 500 Monarchs on Hackberry near Tip Shuttle stop.
Proceeding south down west path Monarchs established large roosts on the west side of the tall mature Hackberry visible from the Dangerous Current sign;Their fave tree year after year. Clusters grew to about 3500 monarchs. Further south there were 3 separate areas of clusters totalling about 1700 monarchs. One was on Hackberry branches cascading over path;Two were set back in interior Hackberry trees but visible from west path. A few individuals here & there.
Many spectators.
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https://youtu.be/6hFPyJFAdVc
More photos/vids here-
https://www.facebook.com/PeleeParadiseSanctuaryMonarchWaystation10275/

Point Pelee National Park , ON

Latitude: 41.9 Longitude: -82.5

Observed by: Darlene
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