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Pennsylvania and Nearby Locations Nuptial Flight Sightings Thread

Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 8:15 pm
by AntsRule
I got the idea from the Massachusetts thread which seems to be working well, so I thought why not make one for PA and other neighboring states that usually receive the same weather. :D

Re: Pennsylvania and Nearby Locations Flight Sightings Thread

Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 8:17 pm
by AntsRule
5/31/16 looks really good for flights! Heavy rain the day before and then 84 degrees! :D

Re: Pennsylvania and Nearby Locations Nuptial Flight Sightings Thread

Posted: Tue May 31, 2016 10:43 am
by thescienceguy1980
we didn't get any rain yesterday, maybe some late last night, did you? Sunday night rained good for a while...

Re: Pennsylvania and Nearby Locations Nuptial Flight Sightings Thread

Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2016 10:59 pm
by AntsRule
thescienceguy1980 wrote:we didn't get any rain yesterday, maybe some late last night, did you? Sunday night rained good for a while...
Monday looks good for queens! keep eyes peeled :shock: (ps: not sure if I got rain but if you did not I most likely did not :D )

Re: Pennsylvania and Nearby Locations Nuptial Flight Sightings Thread

Posted: Sun Jun 05, 2016 4:12 pm
by AntsRule
thescienceguy1980 wrote:we didn't get any rain yesterday, maybe some late last night, did you? Sunday night rained good for a while...
6/6/16 looks good for flights :D Did you catch any more queens lately? I caught a pair of Camponotus Subbarbatus that I am very exited about. 8-)

Re: Pennsylvania and Nearby Locations Nuptial Flight Sightings Thread

Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2016 8:16 am
by thescienceguy1980
AntsRule wrote:
thescienceguy1980 wrote:we didn't get any rain yesterday, maybe some late last night, did you? Sunday night rained good for a while...
6/6/16 looks good for flights :D Did you catch any more queens lately? I caught a pair of Camponotus Subbarbatus that I am very exited about. 8-)
I'm hoping for today!!! Perfect day for flights, we will see what the ants "think" ; )
I haven't caught a queen since 5/23 if I'm not mistaken. I recently employed the method of UV Blacklight and sheet at night to catch bugs but I saw no queens yet. Mostly beetles (typical), some moths, a few males each time but no queens yet. Tonight I expect to see some though, especially after rain, rain, and then today being 84 degrees! Should be awesome! Good luck to you! Post some pics if you got any of the new Camps!

Re: Pennsylvania and Nearby Locations Nuptial Flight Sightings Thread

Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2016 8:17 am
by thescienceguy1980
correction: Last queen I caught was 5-13. Stiiiiill waiting... (Talking heads) :D

Re: Pennsylvania and Nearby Locations Nuptial Flight Sightings Thread

Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2016 9:05 am
by AntsRule
thescienceguy1980 wrote:correction: Last queen I caught was 5-13. Stiiiiill waiting... (Talking heads) :D
Thanks, I will, good luck! :D

Re: Pennsylvania and Nearby Locations Nuptial Flight Sightings Thread

Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2016 12:28 pm
by nightxwolf88
Is it a good sign to see a colony migrating with a random reproductive flying off here and there?

Re: Pennsylvania and Nearby Locations Nuptial Flight Sightings Thread

Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2016 12:36 pm
by thescienceguy1980
Nuptial Flight Preparations!!! I cant wait til 230, I'm going queen hunting : ) One colony was prepping the males, another two colonies, all I saw was females! Good luck everyone! ((These were the first nuptial preparations I've seen so far)

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