Point Pelee National Park at the Tip 5:55-7:50pm Sunset 7:40.
Late afternoon Coldfront arrived. Rain in forecast.
26°c 60% humidity partly sunny with SW wind @ 32/39 kmh.
Overnight low 17°c
Upon arrival at shuttle stop area 3 clusters of 4 monarchs were already established. Over the 1 3/4 hrs these increased to 7 clusters with 5-6 & 7 on Hackberry, Sumac, Mulberry, bare branches & on Virginia creeper and grape vines. Others individually settled on same.
Checked further south in interior Tip area 3x with seeing only 7 total. 1 roosted on Hackberry & another on Virginia creeper & others flitting about.
All appeared pristine.
Observations by binoculars, camera & clicker.
Many more photos here-https://www.facebook.com/PeleeParadiseSanctuaryMonarchWaystation10275/
Latitude: 41.9 Longitude: -82.5
Observed by: Darlene
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