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Results of Eugene 4th of July Butterfly Count

July 1, 2006 (16th year)
Compiler: Sharon Blick, NABA Eugene-Springfield
21 species found at six sites


WE=West Eugene (Willow Creek loop trail and west side, Tsal Luk-Wah wetland, Ken Neilson Rd. milkweed patch)
SEE = Southeast Eugene (Amazon Park, Kinney Park, and both sides of creek in-between)
BPE = Buford Park East (east and south of Arboretum, starting from Pleasant Hill entrance)
SH = South Hills (Spencer Butte, Mt. Baldy, Amazon Headwaters)
MPA = Mt. Pisgah Arboretum
GW = Garden Watchers
     Species
    WE
    SEE
    BPE
    SH
    MPA
    GW
    Total of Sites
    Anise Swallowtail 0 0 0 5 0 0 5
    Western Tiger Swallowtail 18 8 7 9 19 0 61
    Pale Swallowtail 0 0 0 7 0 0 7
    Cabbage White 2 27 2 0 3 0 34
    Orange sulfur 1 0 2 0 0 0 3
    Gray hairstreak 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
    Hedgerow Hairstreak 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
    Eastern Tailed Blue 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
    Spring Azure 0 0 0 8 1 0 9
    Field Crescent 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
    Mylitta Crescent 5 0 2 2 5 0 14
    Satyr Comma 0 0 1 1 7 0 9
    Red admiral 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
    Lorquin's Admiral 4 0 3 16 1 0 24
    California Sister 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
    Common Ochre Ringlet 39 1 5 9 1 0 55
    Common Wood-Nymph 8 1 34 2 28 0 73
    Monarch 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
    Propertius Duskywing 0 0 0 4 0 0 4
    Sonoran Skipper 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Dun Skipper 15 0 0 1 1 0 17
    SUB-TOTAL 94 37 60 67 67 1 326
    White sp. 0 0 5 1 0 0 6
    Blue sp. 1 0 1 1 0 0 3
    Hesperia sp. 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
    TOTAL 95 38 66 69 67 1 336

    Party hours on foot* 2.5 1.5 3.5 4.5 4 1 17
    Party miles on foot* 1.75 8 2.25 5 5 0 22
    Number of people in party 4 2 3 5 3 1 18

    *SEE hours and miles are by bicycle, not on foot

    Members of Group WE:   Sharon Blick, Lora Byxbe, Vivienne Friendly, Jo von Hippel

    Members of Group SEE:   Jim Blick, Selena Blick

    Members of Group BPE:   Ellie Ryan, Dawn Saxton, Michelle Saxton

    Members of Group SH:   Bruce Newhouse, Dave Hagen, Lois Hagen, Dave Jones, Laura Marshall

    Members of Group MPA:   Jim Mitchell, Cathy Irwin, Ken Raymen

    Members of Group GW:   Eleanor Ryan at 1728 Karyl St., Eugene



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