Monarch Fall Roost

Date: 09/09/2021

Number: 10

Roosting in shelter belt. Temp. high 80s, no wind.

[Report moved from Monarch Egg Sighted to Monarch Fall Roost; additional information contributed by observer, added by Journey North, 09/12/21]:

There have been 10 to 12 in the shelter belt, mostly on red cedars, but also a handful spread among mulberry and honey locust, for a week now. Still seeing quite a few mating pairs. I counted them, so it is an accurate count. Yes, sunflowers and goldenrod provide plenty of nectar. They can roost on the south side when there's a north wind (and they always do this) and on the north side (when there's a south wind). THere are also a couple of protected areas inside the shelter belt they utilize.

Claflin, KS

Latitude: 38.4 Longitude: -98.6

Observed by: Pam
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