On blue mist
[Contacted observer for more information and report moved from Monarch Adult Sighted to Monarch PEAK Migration; additional information and photo contributed by observer and added by Journey North, 11/01/22]:
My observations were all made in the afternoon around 2:00. The monarchs were all feeding in among the other butterflies and I counted over a period of about an hour, recounting again and again to be pretty sure. They were not leaving the yard during my observation they merely went 20 feet away to go to another blue mist shrub to feed. I had a lot of queens this year but telling the difference is quite easy.
They were not interested in any other flower as far as I could tell The first observations were quite windy but the last day was calm and sunny. My bushes are no more than 4 feet tall and 10 feet across all together. It rained today and no butterflies havé appeared.
Latitude: 29.9 Longitude: -96.7
Observed by: Karen
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