Anecdotally, At Least, Monarchs Seems More Numerous This Summer - 27 East

Anecdotally, At Least, Monarchs Seems More Numerous This Summer

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Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch caterpillar on a milkweed plant outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch caterpillar on a milkweed plant outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch caterpillar on a milkweed plant outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch caterpillar on a milkweed plant outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch caterpillar on a milkweed plant outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch caterpillar on a milkweed plant outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, holding a monarch caterpillar outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, holding a monarch caterpillar outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterfly at the South Fork Natural History Museum. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterfly at the South Fork Natural History Museum. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterfly at the South Fork Natural History Museum. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterfly at the South Fork Natural History Museum. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterfly at the South Fork Natural History Museum. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterfly at the South Fork Natural History Museum. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterfly at the South Fork Natural History Museum. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterfly at the South Fork Natural History Museum. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterfly at the South Fork Natural History Museum. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterfly at the South Fork Natural History Museum. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterfly at the South Fork Natural History Museum.  ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterfly at the South Fork Natural History Museum. ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO.   ELIZABETH VESPE

Miles Todaro, an educator at the South Fork Natural History Museum, searching a milkweed plant for monarch caterpillars outside of SOFO. ELIZABETH VESPE

A favorite roosting spot for migrating monarchs is on Dune Road in Hampton Bays.  DANA SHAW

A favorite roosting spot for migrating monarchs is on Dune Road in Hampton Bays. DANA SHAW

A favorite roosting spot for migrating monarchs is on Dune Road in Hampton Bays.  DANA SHAW

A favorite roosting spot for migrating monarchs is on Dune Road in Hampton Bays. DANA SHAW

A favorite roosting spot for migrating monarchs is on Dune Road in Hampton Bays.  DANA SHAW

A favorite roosting spot for migrating monarchs is on Dune Road in Hampton Bays. DANA SHAW

Jeffry Petracca, entomalogy curator for the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibtion Center. ELIZABETH VESPE

Jeffry Petracca, entomalogy curator for the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibtion Center. ELIZABETH VESPE

Jeffry Petracca, entomalogy curator for the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibtion Center. ELIZABETH VESPE

Jeffry Petracca, entomalogy curator for the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibtion Center. ELIZABETH VESPE

Monarchs On The Move

Monarchs On The Move

A favorite roosting spot for migrating monarchs is on Dune Road in Hampton Bays.  DANA SHAW

A favorite roosting spot for migrating monarchs is on Dune Road in Hampton Bays. DANA SHAW

Monarchs On The Move

Monarchs On The Move

Monarchs On The Move

Monarchs On The Move

Jeffry Petracca, entomalogy curator for the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibtion Center. ELIZABETH VESPE

Jeffry Petracca, entomalogy curator for the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibtion Center. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterly.  ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterly. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterfly. ELIZABETH VESPE

A monarch butterfly. ELIZABETH VESPE

authorElizabeth Vespe on Sep 12, 2019
With paper-thin wings spanning 3.5 inches, monarch butterflies fly as far as 3,000 miles each fall from the northern United States and Canada to Mexico, where they overwinter before making... more

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