Monarchs in Plano, Tx

    Two years ago we saw migrating Monarchs nectaring on these white flowers. We were so happy to see them again in the same place today! There were at least 300 on these bushes that grow along this creek bed. Mostly they were resting and nectaring as there was a south wind blowing about 20 mph. A cold front is headed this way, in about 4 days, with a north wind to push them on to Mexico where they are migrating for the winter. It’s always amazing to see them in such great numbers.

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Magnificient Monarchs

     My family and I were treated to the amazing view of Monarchs migrating through the Dallas/Ft. Worth area today in Plano, TX. We saw them nectaring on these white flowering bushes along a creek near our church which is about 15 minutes from my home. We watched them and took pictures with my iPhone for at least 10 minutes. About an hour and a half later, we returned to take some photos with my Sony camera. It was amazing! There were even more now on several white flowering bushes(might be False Willow) and a few on the Goldenrod that were blooming.  Hopefully there will be another North wind to push them on to Mexico and their wintering grounds!

Monarchs migrating thru Plano. Oct. 2014

Monarchs migrating thru Plano. Oct. 2014

Monarchs Nectaring in the middle of migrating to Mexico.

Monarchs nectaring in Plano,TX..

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Monarchs on Goldenrod

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