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Results of Eugene 4th of July Butterfly Count

July 6, 2008 (18th year)
Compiler: Donald Gudehus, NABA Eugene-Springfield
21 species found at six sites


WE=West Eugene (Willow Creek loop trail and west side, Tsal Luk-Wah wetland, Stewart Pond/Grimes Pond loop, Swallow Pond)
BPS = Buford Park South (east and south of Arboretum - from Arboretum by Quarry Rd. to Hairstreak site and return by River Trail)
SH-1 = South Hills (Amazon Headwaters)
SH-2 = South Hills (Spencer Butte)
SH-3 = South Hills (Hagen Garden)
MPA = Mt. Pisgah Arboretum
     Species
    WE
    BPS
    SH-1
    SH-2
    SH-3
    MPA
    Total of Sites
    Clodius Parnassian 0 2 0 0 1 0 3
    Anise Swallowtail 0 0 0 4 0 0 4
    Western Tiger Swallowtail 8 31 4 11 2 15 71
    Pale Swallowtail 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
    Cabbage White 0 0 2 0 0 1 3
    Orange sulfur 4 1 0 0 0 0 5
    Great Copper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Gray hairstreak 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
    Hedgerow Hairstreak 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
    Eastern Tailed Blue 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Spring Azure 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
    Great spangled fritillary 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Field Crescent 17 0 0 0 0 1 18
    Mylitta Crescent 2 5 0 0 0 0 7
    Satyr Comma 0 2 0 0 0 1 3
    California Tortoiseshell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Painted lady 0 0 0 2 0 4 6
    Red admiral 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
    Lorquin's Admiral 1 3 4 6 1 2 17
    California Sister 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Common Ochre Ringlet 18 2 6 4 0 6 36
    Common Wood-Nymph 5 11 0 0 0 3 19
    Monarch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Propertius Duskywing 0 0 0 4 0 0 4
    Sonoran Skipper 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
    Sachem 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Woodland Skipper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Dun Skipper 19 3 5 0 0 0 27
    SUB-TOTAL 75 62 23 33 5 34 232
    White sp. 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Blue sp. 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
    Lorquin's Admiral/California Sister sp. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Crescent sp. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Polygonia sp. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Hesperia sp. 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
    TOTAL 77 64 23 33 5 34 236

    Party hours on foot 3.3 4.5 1 3.5 2 4 18.3
    Party miles on foot 2.5 3 1 3 0.1 2.1 11.7
    Number of people in party 6 4 4 6 2 3 25

    Members of Group WE:   Sharon Blick, Rick Ahrens, Christina Brooks, Megan Brooks, Tracy Maltsberger, Kevin Birch

    Members of Group BPS:    Eleanor Ryan, Dawn Saxton, Michelle Saxton, John Egan

    Members of Group SH-1:   Dave Hagen, Lois Hagen, Jo von Hippel, Bonnie Rindo

    Members of Group SH-2:   Dave Hagen, Lois Hagen, Jo von Hippel, Bonnie Rindo, Steve Northway, Sasha McArthur

    Members of Group SH-3:   Dave Hagen, Lois Hagen,

    Members of Group MPA:   Donald Gudehus, Gail Baker, Yvonne Parkinson



Page design: Donald Gudehus and Neil Björklund.

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