Monarch PEAK Migration
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Date: 10/23/2020

Number: 13

During a regular patrol of Cerro Pelon in the State of Mexico, Butterflies & Their People forest guardian Emilio Velazquez spotted two monarchs flying high overhead at 1:35 pm the first sighting in their Central Mexican overwintering grounds.

The Butterflies & Their People forest guardians counted 13 monarchs total flying far overhead the State of Mexico side of the Cerro Pelon sanctuary from 1:35-2:05 pm today.

Cerro Pelon Sanctuary will be closed to the public this season, but butterfly guides and guardians are collaborating in a project to share virtual butterfly experiences and support ongoing forest conservation.

Donato Guerra, MEX

Latitude: 19.4 Longitude: -100.3

Observed by: Ellen
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