Goose Pond Sanctuary, W7503 Kampen Road - good count
8:00 to 8:40 a.m.
Walked .46 miles around the "prairie/former pasture" and counted 150 monarchs - some flying and nectaring while most roosting on sawtooth sunflower, compass plant, old field thistle, and showy golden rod; 950 in the yard. Roosting in the western three spruce, with most in the western tree. Monarchs were on the south and west on the of the spruce. 400 in the Jackson winter cover unit - most of the southwest spruce on the west side. None in white cedar and maybe 50 in the crab apples. 2 today at Manthe's spruce.
Town of Arlington, WI
Latitude: 43.3 Longitude: -89.4
Observed by: Mark and Sue
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