Molting and Monarchs

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ivan3, Sep 29, 2007.

  1. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon Premium Member

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    It was bound to happen (soon after later would be nice, however). The squadron of hummingbirds that had been stationed here headed off in the direction of the Gulf on the 25th. Vanished without a trace, leaving no stragglers, as usual.

    Today the Monarch butterflies were loading up for their journey, hitting our Asters along the road. I snapped a few shots to look at in January...

    And the poultry are `exploding' (back yard looks like some sorority is having a pillow fight). Will be needing some color about the time they are all looking sharp and irridescent again

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    Anyone keeping track of their migration: We're in N.Cent.MO.
     
  2. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    That is a beautiful picture. [​IMG]
     
  3. Catalina

    Catalina Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2007
    Minnesota
    WOW!! Great Picture!
     
  4. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    THAT is a beautiful picture. I'm seeing monarchs heading southwest in our area. And it's good to know that there are LOTS of them!
     
  5. LuckysMom

    LuckysMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That pictures is so beautiful! You should send it to Birds and Blooms,or Buds and Blooms, or whatever that magazine is...[​IMG]
     

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