Monarch Butterfly Counts at California Sites
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Monarch Butterfly Counts at California Sites

The Pismo Beach Monarch Butterfly Grove is one of only five sites in the state that has counts over 10,000. Our grove Usually has the highest counts of any of the largest California overwintering sites.

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California Monarch Groves
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California Monarch Groves

Monarch Butterfly-Watching Spots in California Winter Sites (from north to south): * Fremont, Ardenwood Historic Farm, in the North Woods between the railroad tracks and the northern fence boundary * Santa Cruz, Natural Bridges State Beach, a site accessible to everyone * Pacific Grove Monarch Grove Sanctuary, Monarch butterfly grove near Monterey * Andrew Molera [...]

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Monarch Description
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Monarch Description

The Monarch’s wingspan ranges from 8.9–10.2 cm (3½–4 in.).The upper side of the wings is tawny-orange, the veins and margins are black, and in the margins are two series of small white spots. The fore wings also have a few orange spots near the tip. The underside is similar but the tip of the fore [...]

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