Goose Pond Sanctuary 7:00 - 7:15 a.m. Counted by J D Arnston Sept. 26 - 6:00 p.m. 63 degrees, south winds at 4 mph and partly cloudy.
Counted by 10s using field glasses.
September 4th first sign of roosting in the spruce/white pine. Monarchs are nectaring primarily on New England aster (peak flowering) and showy goldenrod that is almost past peak.
W7503 Kampen Road
-680 - 480 in the north side of the spruce trees just north of the residence and 200 in the white pine (north side). The pine is on the east side of the windbreak.
- 200 in the 13 year-old cottonwoods on the south side of Jill's (north) Prairie and on the north end of the flat that is wetland habitat this year. First time we have looked here for monarchs.
- Jackson cover unit - not counted.
Town of Arlington, WI
Latitude: 43.3 Longitude: -89.4
Observed by: Mark and Sue
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