The swarming season is definitely slowing down! Once again, there weren’t very many swarms over the past week. Interestingly, nearly all of the reports you see here were from a single day, Wednesday:
Oak Hill, WV
Flowery Branch, GA
Greer, SC (2 reports)
Charlotte, NC (2 reports)
Island of Palm, SC
Ocracoke , NC
Apparently there was one little burst of activity centered over a few southern states. According to reports I’ve seen concerning the monarch migration, it sounds like the migrations are starting late this year. I suspect I’ll get a few more reports before the true end of the swarming season, especially as I got a few into the first weeks of November last year. Still, I’m starting to work on maps and sifting through the 1110 reports I’ve received so far. The big year-end report is coming soon so I want to get a head start!
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