Monarch Adult (FIRST sighted)

Date: 06/09/2020

Number: 2

Reported by Don Davis:

"Nathan" reported on the provincial list Nature New Brunswick: "I spotted a Monarch butterfly at lunch today here in Grafton. I showed my
kids and my oldest son noticed another one in the same part of our yard." Later, Nathan wrote: "We don't have milkweed in our yard, they were just passing through and didn't stay long. Grafton and Woodstock is separated by the St. John River. We didn't see them land on anything. I've taught my kids to take note of wildlife especially if it's around our yard so having two Monarchs stood out immediately. I told them all to keep their distance so we let them be and went to another part of our yard. I leave a section of our 1-acre yard unmowed. I didn't check, but they probably went towards it. They didn't appear worn or old. We had a heatwave here a few weeks ago with 30-degree temperatures for almost a week, but then had frost for a few nights after. The temperatures have fluctuated recently too and there was a frost warning last night. You have my permission to use any of the information I have written. Let me know if there is anything else!


Northampton, NB

Latitude: 46.2 Longitude: -67.6

Observed by: Donald A.
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