Migrating monarchs and other fall wildlife in Hyde Park (Chicago)

Migrating monarchs in a roost (or bivouac) on 63rd Street near the Lake

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monarchs in silver maple

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monarch on michaelmas daisy at 47th and Cornell

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monarch on Mexican sunflower in lovely garden at 65th and Cornell

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two skipper butterflies mating in garden by the golf driving range

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Snowberry clearwing hummingbird moth on zinnia. Other common names include sphinx moth or hawk moth.  In the UK they are known as bee-hawk moths.  Photo taken at garden around 65th and Cornell

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Clearwing hummingbird moth on butterfly bush in garden around 59th and Cornell

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An actual hummingbird which I first thought was another hummingbird moth!

crayfish on 63rd Street beach

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An itchy great blue heron near the golf driving range

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a juvenile black-crowned night heron in the Osaka Garden

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Lots of white-crowned sparrows are migrating through Wooded Island

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brown creeper at 47th and Cornell

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flycatcher from Bobolink Meadow

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coyote near 63rd Street not happy to see me

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It’s a girl!

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It’s a boy! A photo from around 5 years ago

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