Where to see monarch butterflies in N.J. during their southern migration

CAPE MAY — Looking at a monarch butterfly, it’s hard to imagine an insect with a four-inch wingspan flying all the way across Delaware Bay.

But every year, to the delight of New Jersey butterfly lovers, thousands do just that.

According to Mark Garland, the director of the Monarch Monitoring Project at New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory, this has been an above-average year in terms of the numbers of monarchs spotted in Cape May.

Monitoring system in N.J. helps identify monarch butterflies’ decline, winter migration patterns

Migration season for the insects began a few weeks …read more

Source: NJ.com Cape May

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