Tag Archives: migration

Chasing Monarch Eggs

This year the monarchs came early to the Knobs of West Virginia.  Usually I see a few eggs in May.  The butterflies are likely the offspring of the Mexican migrants hatched from eggs laid in the southern tier of states. … Continue reading

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Ba talks a lot! (about monarchs)

It’s winter in the milkweed patch in my backyard on the Knobs of West Virginia. Just had the pleasure of doing a radio talk show, Birds and Nature, with Scott Shalaway about monarchs, monarch books, monarch programs, this trip and … Continue reading

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Getting ready to migrate

Over the next few weeks I’ll be heading south to catch up with the monarch butterflies as they migrate to their overwintering sites in Michoacan, Mexico. This is my first attempt at blogging so it may take a little while … Continue reading

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