Are migratory monarchs really declining in eastern North America? Examining evidence from two fall census programs

@article{Davis2012AreMM,
  title={Are migratory monarchs really declining in eastern North America? Examining evidence from two fall census programs},
  author={A. Davis},
  journal={Insect Conservation and Diversity},
  year={2012},
  volume={5}
}
  • A. Davis
  • Published 2012
  • Geography
  • Insect Conservation and Diversity
  • Abstract.  1. The status of the eastern North American monarch butterfly population is a highly sensitive issue, given that winter and breeding habitats are being lost at an alarming rate each year, and because of this, most believe the population to be declining, although there has been little empirical data to support this idea. In a recent forum article of this journal, Brower et al. (2011) report a statistically significant decline in winter colony size over a 17‐year period and suggest… CONTINUE READING
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