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I will add it to the database. Thanks Larry
K

On Nov 26, 2012, at 10:25 AM, Larry Clarfeld <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

On November 8, 2008 I found a Monarch in Essex Jct.  I remember the
afternoon well... it was warm and the butterfly was only able to sustain a
very weak flight... I doubt it made it to Mexico.

 - Larry

On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Kent McFarland <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> I highly doubt that in Vermont. There is plenty evidence in literature
> that they have fairly poor freeze tolerance.
>
> Previously our latest record was nov 1 and most are gone by oct 15
>
> Kent
>
> On Nov 26, 2012, at 9:26 AM, "Grkovich, Alex" <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
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>  *Could be; but recall that Klots as far back as 1951 wrote that
> “…Perhaps a few adults remain to overwinter in the North…”*
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> *Alex*
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> *From:* Vermont Butterfly Survey [mailto:[log in to unmask]<[log in to unmask]>]
> *On Behalf Of *Alan
> *Sent:* Monday, November 26, 2012 9:24 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: A late Monarch
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> That was my well-after-the-sighting thought, too. Before moving to
> Vermont, I lived near Hazleton, Pa., where one of the best known Monarch
> farmers lives, selling his goods for release at weddings, even in the dead
> of winter.
>
> Alan
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> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 7:55 AM, Kent McFarland <
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> With the popularity of releasing monarchs at events, we can't be sure of
> the origin of this one. I rather doubt this is a natural monarch given the
> temperatures the regions has had .
> Kent
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>  On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 5:08 PM, Alan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> While on my fitness walk into and through the town of Essex Junctioin,
> Chittenden County, today, I spotted a southbound Monarch. The time of day
> was 1315. The location was 25 or so feet off Vermont highway 2A about 30
> yards uphill and to the south of the Winooski  River shore.
>
> This is, by far, my personal latest for Monarch. My previous late-date,
> about 30 miles south of the city of Wilkes-Barre in Pennsylvania, was Nov.
> 7.
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> For the wild...
> Alan Clark Gregory
> Lt Col USAF, Ret.
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> Williston VT
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> Alan Clark Gregory
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-- 
Larry Clarfeld
Environmental Educator
Youth Birding Coordinator

North Branch Nature Center
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Montpelier, VT 05602

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