Monarch Fall Roost
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Date: 09/06/2021

Number: 75

Point Pelee National Park at the Tip 6:10-8:10
Sunset 7:54
23°c (daytime high 25°c)
Sunny SW wind at 20/30 kmh
changed later in evening to WSW 10/26kmh.
Overnight low 16°c
Observed a few monarchs flitting about Tip interior & a few individually roosted on bare branches, Hackberry & Hop trees. About 6 flew in high like 50' up from the north along west shoreline or over treetops & fly toward Tip interior trees.
Observed monarchs at shuttle stop establish clusters of 2-3-9 on Virginia creeper vines around 7:45pm. Monarchs continued to arrive until 8:10. Lighting under trees is poor by then.
Looking at photos all appeared pristine. A mix of males & females.
A few nectared on Goldenrod & Woodland Sunflowers.
Coldfront arrives tomorrow late day.
Next 10 days daytime highs of 22-26°c. Overnight lows of 12-17°c.

Observations by binoculars, camera & clicker
Many more photos here-

Leamington, ON

Latitude: 41.9 Longitude: -82.5

Observed by: Darlene
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