[Journey North Data Verification Note: contacted observer for more information about this observation; additional informaiton added on 09/01/2023]:
They started coming around 1pm. More and more followed. They stayed until just after sunrise. One has returned this afternoon
Nearby nectar sources: Flower gardens gardens and potted flowers. Nearby fields. This spot was within City limits of Mankato
Overnight temperatures and wind direction: Mid 60’s south wind
Tree species monarchs were roosting on and whether shielded from wind: Pine tree - shielded from wind
I just counted the roost. Observed closely at 3 until late evening and before 6am this morning. Between 50 and 100 monarchs observed
Latitude: 44.2 Longitude: -94
Observed by: Jane
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