Overwintering Monarch butterflies - Mexico

Discussion in 'Birds' started by fishbio, Apr 13, 2007.

  1. Hi All

    After spending a lot of time with Monarch butterfly caterpillars and chrisalids last summer I really looked forward to visiting their overwintering area in the mountains west of Mexico city in February. It had snowed there for the first time in 3 years but the slog up the mountain in 6" of snow, slush and mud was worth it.

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    There were supposedly 80,000,000 butterflies at the site. Here are a few of them.

    Cheers,

    Larry


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  2. Flew

    Flew

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    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Wow Larry. Looks like an absolutely awesome trip. I'm envious. :rolleyes: 
     
  3. Wow, excellent trip!
     
  4. That's amazing - it boggles the mind thinking about 80 million of them in one spot!

    Sean
     
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