In an early afternoon walk on the trail at Hickory Grove Park, I counted 8 monarchs nectaring on thistles, and 8 more in flight or on other plants. Surprised that none were nectaring on the sunflowers in the open fields at the park. Temperature close to 80 degrees, light south wind.
Latitude: 42 Longitude: -93.4
Observed by: Linda
The observer's e-mail address will not be disclosed.
Contact will be made through a web-based form.