Thousands Of Monarch Butterflies Are Headed Straight For Virginia This Spring
By Beth|Published April 07, 2020
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
Good news, nature enthusiasts! Along with the arrival of warmer days, wildflowers, and hummingbirds, you can now look forward to spotting some beautiful monarch butterflies in Virginia. These magical creatures have journeyed northward from Mexico and are preparing to complete their cycle in the migration progress before heading south again in the fall. In the meantime, you can keep your eyes peeled for their beautiful shades of orange, black, and white.
Have you noticed any beautiful monarch butterflies in Virginia? If so, be sure to share your sightings with us in the comments below! For more up-to-date information about the springtime butterfly migration, you can visit the Journey North map.
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