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Results of Eugene 4th of July Butterfly Count

June 28, 2009 (19th year)
Compiler: Donald Gudehus, NABA Eugene-Springfield
26 species found at six sites


WE=West Eugene (Willow Creek loop trail, Tsal Luk-Wah (Tsanchiifin) wetland, east of Red House to Isabella St., Ken Nielson Rd. milkweed patch)
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 1 2 0 2 0 3 8
    Anise Swallowtail 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
    Western Tiger Swallowtail 20 36 9 12 2 26 105
    Pale Swallowtail 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
    Mustard White 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
    Cabbage White 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
    Orange sulfur 11 0 0 0 1 0 12
    Hedgerow Hairstreak 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
    Nelson's juniper hairstreak 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
    Gray hairstreak 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
    Eastern Tailed Blue 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
    Spring Azure 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
    Field Crescent 91 3 2 0 0 0 96
    Mylitta Crescent 3 2 0 3 0 0 8
    Satyr Comma 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
    Painted lady 1 4 2 2 3 1 13
    Lorquin's Admiral 17 4 4 7 2 5 39
    California Sister 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
    Common Ochre Ringlet 36 8 4 3 1 0 52
    Common Wood-Nymph 1 3 0 1 0 2 7
    Monarch 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
    Silver-spotted Skipper 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
    Propertius Duskywing 1 1 0 10 0 0 12
    Sonoran Skipper 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
    Sachem 3 0 0 0 3 0 6
    Dun Skipper 13 2 3 1 0 3 22
    SUB-TOTAL 201 71 27 47 14 43 403
    White sp. 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
    Blue sp. 2 1 0 0 0 0 3
    Orange sp. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
    Satyr Comma? 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
    Nymphalidae sp. 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
    TOTAL 203 75 27 47 14 47 413

    Party hours on foot 3.5 4.6 1.5 2.9 1.7 5.5 19.7
    Party miles on foot 2 3.5 1.5 3 0.2 3.4 13.6
    Number of people in party 4 4 4 4 4 5 25

    Members of Group WE:   Sharon Blick, Rick Ahrens, Joe Doerr, and Lori Humphreys

    Members of Group BPS:    Eleanor Ryan, Helen Denzler, Dawn Saxton, and Michelle Saxton

    Members of Group SH-1:   Dave Hagen, Lois Hagen, Ingrid Ford, and Thea Evenstad

    Members of Group SH-2:   Dave Hagen, Lois Hagen, Ingrid Ford, and Thea Evenstad

    Members of Group SH-3:   Dave Hagen, Lois Hagen, Ingrid Ford, and Thea Evenstad

    Members of Group MPA:   Donald Gudehus, Yvonne Parkinson, Alison Center, Chris Marlette, and Kurt Koivu



Page design: Donald Gudehus and Neil Björklund.

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