Painted Ladies Part Two


After seeing thousands of painted lady butterflies a couple of weeks ago, I thought they were done for the season.Painted Ladies migrate across North America!

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Wrong! There are still so many migrating through the Denver area, that, when they fly a bit higher, they are visible on radar!

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NWS Boulderā€Verified account @NWSBoulder Oct 4 4/4: Migrating butterflies in high quantities explains it. Today, the butterflies are staying close to the ground. #cowx #Science

How cool is that?

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