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10 Things You Might Not Know about the Monarch Migration

10 Things You Might Not Know about the Monarch Migration


10 Things You Might Not Know about the Monarch Migration

10 Things You Might Not Know about the Monarch Migration

Do you know these 10 interesting facts about fall's annual monarch migration ?

10 Things You Might Not Know about the Monarch Migration

Butterflies taste with their feet!

10 Things You Might Not Know about the Monarch Migration

Monarch butterfly on Anise Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum). Photo by David Mizejewski.

10 Things You Might Not Know about the Monarch Migration

10 facts about Monarch Butterflies

Monarchs on other continents don't migrate.

Their claws are sharp!

A black spot on an inside surface of its hind wing distinguishes the male Monarch butterflies from the females that have no such spot

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Monarch caterpillars feed exclusively on milkweeds, while the adult butterflies consume the nectar of milkweeds and many other flowering species.

Newborn male Monarch

Just think about the incredible journey that could take your hand-raised monarchs thousands of miles from your butterfly ...

DIY Butterfly Garden Monarch

Monarch butterfly resting on green leaf

A monarch butterfly on the UCSC Farm. Photo © Lee Jaffe/Flickr through a

Monarch cluster

When they emerge from their chrysalis (see that HERE!) their proboscis is in two pieces and must be zipped together!

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Monarch Butterflies. Fact 3 of 3. While Monarchs may seem small and insignificant, the creatures play a crucial role in the ecosystems they inhabit.

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“Migration conditions are a 'Goldilocks' sort of thing. Weather, like porridge “

2017 Monarch Butterfly Population Estimate in Millions

5 Things You Didn't Know About the Monarch Butterfly Migration. Share; Flipboard; Email. Print. Monarch butterfly in the sky.

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10 Things You Might Not Know about the Monarch Migration

One of the last monarchs tagged at Cape May Point in 2017.

Monarch butterfly

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Monarch butterflies rest on pecan trees during their annual fall migration. (Texas A&M AgriLife

John Brandauer (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0). The Monarch butterfly ...

Jaap de Roode. Some monarch butterfly populations don't migrate. They live in tropical areas ...

4 Large Photos that Illustrate the Differences between Monarch Males and Females

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A monarch butterfly in Cape May, New Jersey. (Photo courtesy of Mark Garland

We don't know if more monarchs are on their way to Cape May; we have seen recent reports of monarchs to our north, so there may still be some to arrive.

Journey to Mexico's butterfly sanctuaries and stand among hundreds of millions of monarchs as they complete

Going, going... but not gone yet! (Shutterstock)

2013 Monarch Butterfly Migration

Just a reminder that I'm not an entomologist or a lepidopterist (you can google that one)! These are just my tips from my own experiences.

Nectaring on Milkweed

Scientists are not sure how monarch butterflies find their way back to same patch in Mexico

Monarch Butterfly Laying Eggs in Pennsylvania. “

Tagged Monarch butterfly

Happy 2018

Where to look for Monarch Chrysalises in the garden + how you can help give caterpillars

blog home How many times does a butterfly flap its wings to get from Canada to Mexico?

Whirlwind trip to Cape May to check on the late, great Monarch migration of 2017. Leaving at 5am, from Gloucester, it is an eight to nine hour drive.

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We were delighted by a visit from Ted Greenberg of Philadelphia's NBC-10 television station, who filmed and produced a short segment on the monarchs of Cape ...


Monarch butterfly

Monarch Migration

A monarch butterfly feeds in the Pacific Science Center's Tropical Butterfly House. (Steve Ringman


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JIM WILLIAMS Monarch butterfly

8 Ways that you can help save monarch butterflies

Many monarchs crossed Delaware Bay on Nov. 1, but we continued to see a few monarchs around Cape May Point right up to the 9th, when we managed to tag over ...

The number of butterflies migrating to Mexico has been dropping sharply. Last winter, just 60 million butterflies arrived at their overwintering habitats, ...

Mother's Day Poem with Female Monarch Butterfly

It's amazing that these butterflies are well adapted to withstand a rainy day, with raindrops beading up at the tip of the wing before dropping off.

It is now time for them to feed, as they will need energy reserves to survive the harsh winter before them. timeline item. November. Butterfly ...

(1 of ) Monarch butterflies cluster on a branch in Bodega Bay, one of their northernmost overwintering sites in California. They are completing a migration ...

Monarch butterflies

Biologists want Wyomingites to report monarch butterfly sightings

... a family friendly event with nature activities and crafts, the Earth Butterfly Mechica Dance Group and more. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It had been a good monarch migration season through late October, when the migration generally finishes up. Much to our surprise, many monarchs arrived in ...

Monarch on Tropical Milkweed

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