Daily sightings of anywhere between 30-50 adults on giant lantana plant on the beach.Have been seeing them for past 4 days (October 19-22).
This giant lantana ( about 8 or 9 feet in diameter) was full of hundreds of different types of butterflies. Mon, Tues, and Wed., there were anywhere from 30 to 50 Monarchs at a time, throughout the day and as late as 4pm. Indeed there were a lot of gulf fritilliars too, as well as other types of butterflies. In fact, the Gulf Frits were still there in great numbers Thurs, Oct 24).
Yes I am 110% sure of the Monarchs. I just helped with a public presentation of the Monarchs after the dedication of or new way station last week. Our garden club has been neck deep in monarch education and have loved every minute.
Observed by: Carla
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