Monarch PEAK Migration
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Date: 09/23/2020

Number: 50

High of 24�c Light SW wind all day at 15/27 kmh. Monarch activity both day & evening @Point Pelee National Park. About 50 monarchs seen. When you're in the Park by day keep an eye out at The Marsh & along west shorelines. About 20 Monarchs seen at the Tip between 1 & 2 pm, coming from the north flying south & headed out over the mostly calm lake. East side like glass. 3 seen at NW Beach around 4pm; In just 5 minutes 2 flew in from the north flying south over the parking lot & 1 seen nectaring on Woodland Sunflowers near the south restroom. Before 7:24pm sunset 15 were seen coming from the north along west shoreline or over west path & flitted to interior trees. Smoke again in the sky from west coast fires. Daytime temps have been around 20�c+, warm nights around 15�c, sunshine & light wind are all helping to increase their numbers & continue their migration south. I do expect an increase this weekend into early next week with the arrival of strong Southerly wind/possible rain which will temporarily stall them.

Point Pelee National Park, ON

Latitude: 42 Longitude: -82.5

Observed by: Darlene
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