My friends (Larry & Nanci) and I counted 359 monarchs migrating southward along the Lake Huron shoreline at Harrisville State Park between 10 AM and 5 PM. First monarch sighted was at 10:20 AM, and the last one was at 4:12 PM. Weather was cloudy to 3 PM when it went 100% sunshine with the Wind NNW-10-15 mph gusting to 25 mph. The Temperature was 67F. at the start of count, and 64F. at the end of count with the high at 70F. I also netted and tagged (ABSW-251-252) two male monarchs. Here is the hour by hour count:
10 AM to 11 AM - 35.
11 AM to 12 PM - 129.
12 PM to 1 PM - 73.
1 PM to 2 PM - 81.
2 PM to 3 PM - 21.
3 PM to 4 PM - 17.
4 PM to 5 PM - 3.
Latitude: 44.6 Longitude: -83.3
Observed by: Frank
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