How Many Monarchs Did I See Yesterday? – August 27, 2019




After the shutout on Sunday I was nearly overjoyed to see a pair of Monarchs working the flowers yesterday. Since I have never tired this before I am operating purely on the assumption the number of Monarchs will steadily increase as the migration period continues. Apparently my timing on Sunday making my HMBY checks were not the ideal ones.

The color-coded system:



Okay, so here is the beginning of the good stuff. Below in the chart you will see the graphical trend of how many Monarch butterflies are visiting our flower fields.


Today’s Monarch Fact of the Day

This article details an initiative in Iowa to create habitats to battle the declining Monarch Butterfly population. It is from a television stationin Des Moines, Iowa, WHO13. Iowans Creating Habitats to Reverse the Decline of Monarch Butterflies

Do You Know a Daily Monarch Fact

Because I enjoy learning new information all the time I will include a daily fact every time I make an update. If you have any facts you want to contribute please do.

The Monarch Photo of the Day

Again, if you are a Monarch Watcher and would like to join in this fun endeavor please do and link to the daily posts.

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