Point Pelee National Park Tip
Hour before 7:54pm Sunset
24ï¿½c Mostly Cloudy
Strong SE wind @ 28-42 kmh
On drive down observed one monarch nectaring on Goldenrod.
Once at Tip first observed a mated pair on the beach on west side of Tip. See video. He brought her to a tree. Visitors enjoyed this educational experience.
Interior trees-Observed a few monarchs individually roosted on bare branches.
A few were also on bare branches at the Tip Shuttle Stop. And a few on overhanging Hackberry branches over west path. At sunset observed one arrive from the north over west path & settle in juniper tree. No clusters found.
All fresh looking.
Goldenrod plentiful &
Asters are beginning to bloom.
Point Pelee National Park, ON
Latitude: 41.9 Longitude: -82.5
Observed by: Darlene
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