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Fewer Sightings
Migration is winding down, with diminishing numbers of sightings again this week. The top five states reporting were Texas, Missouri, Indiana, Illinois and North Carolina. Southward progress is clear, with the average AND median latitude now at 36.4 degrees compared to 37 to 38 the previous week. The southernmost latitude reported was 24.6, compared to 27.8 the previous week.

"To our surprise three young Ruby-throats arrived this week, going to Hamelia and Giant purple Porter weed."

Beverly in Houston, Texas (October 13, 2013)

Image: Beverly Logan, Houston, TX.


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