There were Monarchs stopping to feed on flowers at the Sunshine Community Gardens this morning in North Central Austin. I figure I saw about 10 while I was there, and took photos of a few. Then, when I sat down at the nearby bus stop, I used the binoculars and immediately saw a Monarch glide by high overhead, followed by another and another. I counted 11 in the 4 minutes or so that I was there. When I got home, I watched the skies for about 11 minutes more with the binoculars and counted 9 Monarchs flying southwest. Over the course of the afternoon, I checked the skies above our house now and then with the binoculars and counted about 10 more. Poignant sightings on Dia de los Muertos. A strong cold front is expected later tonight.
Latitude: 30.3 Longitude: -97.7
Observed by: Susan
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