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Monarchs on the Move

A Monarch nectaring on a butterfly bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Monarchs are on the move. In the late summer and early fall, the Monarchs (Danaus plexippus) head for the California coastline or central Mexico to overwinter. "Monarchs west of the Rocky Mountains travel to small groves of trees along the...

A Monarch nectaring on a butterfly bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Monarch nectaring on a butterfly bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Monarch nectaring on a butterfly bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Monarch soars, spreading its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Monarch soars, spreading its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Monarch soars, spreading its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Monarch showing its brilliant colors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Monarch showing its brilliant colors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Monarch showing its brilliant colors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Monarch, outlined against a blue sky, sips nectar from a butterfly bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Monarch, outlined against a blue sky, sips nectar from a butterfly bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Monarch, outlined against a blue sky, sips nectar from a butterfly bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 8:35 PM

Where Have All the Monarchs Gone?

Monarch butterfly nectaring on lantana on Oct. 27, 2013 in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

As the world mourned the Jan. 27th death of 94-year-old folk singer Pete Seeger and hummed his signature song, "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?", the question has now turned to: "Where Have All the Monarchs Gone?" The monarch butterfly (Danaus...

Monarch butterfly nectaring on lantana on Oct. 27, 2013 in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Monarch butterfly nectaring on lantana on Oct. 27, 2013 in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Monarch butterfly nectaring on lantana on Oct. 27, 2013 in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A glorious sight: monarch on the move. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A glorious sight: monarch on the move. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A glorious sight: monarch on the move. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 9:46 PM
 
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