Monarch PEAK Migration

Date: 09/12/2020

Number: 100

Migration is moving currently over my house. Been watching for over 30 mins and over 100 monarchs have flown by some low near the ground in the yard but most are flying fairly high on the drafts barely fluttering. Its completely amazing. Accompanying them is a swarm of large dragon flies. They are most definitely flying "together" on the same wind currents but seem to ignore each other. We're currently watching both species glide over the very large tall trees in the back yard to fly directly over our home.

They were headed south, south west.

The time was roughly 6pm.

The fact that they were "traveling" with a large number of large dragonflies may be just coincidence but when the last of the butterflies came over the trees in the evening that too was the end of the dragonflies. It makes me wonder if when the swarms of dragonflies appear on weather radar like they did last year if a small number of that warm wasn't Monarchs as well...very interesting.

Green Springs, OH

Latitude: 41.3 Longitude: -83.1

Observed by: Nicole
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