Monarch Migration Timeline

Timeline created by cciancia
  • Time for Migration!

    Time for Migration!
    The monarch butterflies start their mission to Mexico for the long winter.
  • Arive to Mexico

    Arive to Mexico
    The butterflies have quickly escaped the cold winter soon to come and are gathering food in Mexico.
  • Arive to southern Texas

    Arive to southern Texas
    The monarchs are returning to Texas after their trip to northern Mexico.
  • Laying Eggs

    Laying Eggs
    The butterflies have come back toth U.S. to lay eggs
  • Breeding

    By the begining of June, all butterflies are defenitly back to central U.S. and have started to breed.
  • Back to Mexico!!!!!

    Back to Mexico!!!!!
    One traverses Texas in a 300-mile wide path stretching from Wichita Falls to Eagle Pass. Monarchs enter the Texas portion of this flyway during the last days of September. By the third week of October, most have passed through into Mexico.
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    Migration Dates