Monarch Fall Roost
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Date: 08/28/2021

Number: 300

This is the second night of the roost. Invited over neighbors across the street to view the roost. We agreed 300 is best guess as it was getting dark, the monarchs kept moving, and more were coming. There were clusters like this all over the place. Single monarchs were also seen hanging in many places.

[Additional comment, below, from observer and added by Journey North, 08/30/21]

This comment belongs to my report of a roost of 300 monarchs posted 8-29-21 in Minneapolis. We had 1.4" inches of rain last night and I went out to check on the roost. No dead monarchs on the ground. Most monarchs were still there but ready to leave. The roost was on 7 trees and two Sumac shrubs. One of the trees was an evergreen.

Minneapolis, MN

Latitude: 45 Longitude: -93.2

Observed by: Kathleen
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