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Journey North | Monarch butterfly
Jody McBeath

Monarch Butterflies

June 2, 2016
What a week! The migration exploded across the northern breeding grounds, with 36% of the season's sightings reported in a single week.

   
Gray whales
Gray Whales Count
Gray whales

June 1, 2016
Northbound gray whale counting past California just ended and the record number of calves, an important indicator for the future of the once-endangered population, is this season's great news!
Journey North | Hummingbird
Karen Van Heest

Hummingbirds

May 27, 2016
The end of May is approaching and migration for many hummingbirds is complete. Keep sharing observations throughout the summer.

Journey North | Monarch butterfly
Aaron Brees

Monarch Butterflies

May 26, 2016
Riding a river of wind, the monarchs advanced 250 miles northward this week all the way to latitude 45°N in Minnesota. The surge is underway!

Journey North | Hummingbird
S. Murray

Hummingbirds

May 20, 2016
The Ruby-throat migration is now cruising into Canada.

Journey North | Monarch butterfly
Gregg Lee

Monarch Butterflies

May 19, 2016
As monarchs migrate north, watch out for imposters. How can you tell this is not a monarch? And there's concerning news about post-storm logging in sanctuaries.

Gray whales
Gray Whales Count
Gray whales

May 16, 2016
What a week! Two of the three scientific survey sites in California have brand new record high sightings for Gray whale cow/calf pairs heading north, and the third tallied their biggest week of the season as moms and babies continue their monumental migration north.
Journey North | Hummingbird
Kate Parker

Hummingbirds

May 13, 2016
Rubies advanced north of 50°N according to Canadian observers.

Journey North | Monarch butterfly
Katy Kughen

Monarch Butterflies

May 12, 2016
Monarch enemies take a big bite of a monarch's potential offspring, so how does a population grow?

Gray whales
Gray Whales Count
Gray whales

May 9, 2016
Mothers and babies are the tail of the parade, and it's a whopper! May 7 brought a "calf stampede" past Goleta, California, with 16 babies migrating with Mom. What numbers are other sites reporting?
Journey North | Whooping crane
Beverly Paulan, Wisconsin DNR

Whooping Cranes

May 9, 2016
Twin chicks on May 2 were the Wisconsin flock's first hatches of the season! We compare the raising of wild-reared and captive-reared cranes. Discover yet more good news of the week!

Journey North | American Robins American Robins

May 7, 2016

From Florida to Alaska and California to Canada, robins are home and busy raising the next generation.
Journey North | Mystery Class Mystery Class

May 6, 2016
Introducing the Mystery Classes of 2016! Meet your new friends from around the globe and celebrate all that you learned during your search!
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