Monarch Adult (FIRST sighted)
Sightings report image

Date: 03/11/2021

Number: 20

Today was an amazing day for monarchs in Boerne, TX, specifically at Cibolo Center for Conservation. I saw one (reported)with three other people around 10 a.m. I returned to the center and ran into a person who saw two others. I commented that the blooming Mexican plums were going to be loaded with pollinators today as the trees had just begun blooming the day before. I approached the trees and low and behold monarchs, 4-5-8-10 at the time were nectaring on the flowers with tiger and pipevine swallowtails, red admirals, juniper hairstreaks, painted ladies, question marks, Henry's elfins, skippers and flies and honey bees and wasps. It was amazing. I shot video, did a Facebook live post on Texas Nature Trackers -- encouraged people to document here. It was a magical day to say the least -- I would guess I saw in excess of 30 monarchs throughout the day while I was visiting the trees -- no doubt the strong southerly winds pushed many, many more here from Mexico. It was magical!!!!

Boerne, TX

Latitude: 29.8 Longitude: -98.7

Observed by: Craig
Contact Observer

The observer's e-mail address will not be disclosed.
Contact will be made through a web-based form.


HomeMapsSightingsSearchContact Facebook   Pinterest   Twitter