Once it warmed up after a chilly night of 12°c, 4 monarchs were seen nectaring & flitting about. Those that got close enough to see were slightly faded males. Surviving & thriving in the milkweed patches (without searching) were also 7 larvae from 1st to 5th Instar & a few eggs. Moths, Dragonflies & a Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle were also at home in the milkweed. Sunny & high today of 22°c with SE wind @ 11kmh.
Cooler than normal temps & also unusual for July alot of rain expected the next 10 days with highest temp of 24c. July is normally our hottest most humid month.
Latitude: 42 Longitude: -82.5
Observed by: Darlene
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