WOW! I volunteer for a non-profit where I am the "gardener" for a large, 4-row flower garden with pathways. Today, with some late season plantings to do, I observed 34 over the course of abt 2.5 hours, from 11:30 to 2pm. Started out slow, then hit their stride as it warmed up a bit. Out of no where they'd fly in from the north, stop on NE Aster or Buddleia, one stopped on White Snakeroot, one on goldenrod-but not for long, and then head south out of the garden and over the large hay field. None of them stayed for long. Only 1 bypassed the garden altogether flying south about 25-30' high. Some came in groups of 2 & 3 toward the latter part my viewing. Seemed to slow down around 2:15 as I packed up.
Wappingers Falls, NY
Latitude: 41.5 Longitude: -74
Observed by: Adrienne
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