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Results of Eugene 4th of July Butterfly Count

July 2, 2011 (21st year)
Compiler: Donald Gudehus, NABA Eugene-Springfield
14 species found at six sites.
15 mile diameter circle is centered at 24th Ave. and Amazon Parkway, Eugene.
Sun: 100%, Temperature: 69 to 79 deg., Wind: 0 to 10 mph


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 - southeast trailhead to Willamette River via trails 2, 3, 5. Buckbrush Creek/trail 56 to trail 6 to kiosk.)
SH-1 = South Hills (Amazon Headwaters)
SH-2 = South Hills (Amazon Park)
SH-3 = South Hills (Spencer Butte)
MPA = Mt. Pisgah Arboretum (Willamette R., Water Garden, S. Boundary Trail; Summit Trail to Trail 3)
     Species
    WE
    BPS
    SH-1
    SH-2
    SH-3
    MPA
    Total of Sites
    Clodius Parnassian 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
    Western Tiger Swallowtail 9 15 2 0 6 2 34
    Pale Swallowtail 1 1 0 0 5 0 7
    Cabbage White 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
    Eastern Tailed Blue 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
    Field Crescent 68 12 0 0 0 0 80
    Lorquin's Admiral 4 4 2 0 0 0 10
    Ochre Ringlet 123 27 15 2 10 5 182
    Propertius Duskywing 0 0 0 0 6 0 6
    Arctic Skipper 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
    Common Checkered Skipper 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
    Sonoran Skipper 0 0 0 18 0 0 18
    Sachem 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
    Dun Skipper 7 3 5 0 0 0 15
    SUB-TOTAL 212 62 25 23 33 9 364
    White sp. 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Nymphalidae sp. 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
    Crescent sp. 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
    Skipper sp. 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
    Unknown sp. 9 0 0 0 0 0 9
    TOTAL 228 65 25 23 33 9 383

    Party hours on foot 3.3 3 0.9 0.7 2.5 4 14.4
    Party miles on foot 3.0 2.5 1.5 0.5 3.0 3.4 13.9
    Number of people in party 4 3 3 3 3 2 18

    Members of Group WE:    Alison Center, Sylvia Maulding, Pat Kramer, and Trisha Peterson

    Members of Group BPS:    Lori Humphreys, Joan Ojerio, and Bonnie Richman

    Members of Group SH-1:   Dave Hagen, Lois Hagen, and Linda Gilbert

    Members of Group SH-2:   Dave Hagen, Lois Hagen, and Linda Gilbert

    Members of Group SH-3:   Dave Hagen, Lois Hagen, and Linda Gilbert

    Members of Group MPA:   Donald Gudehus and Peggy Robinson



Page design: Donald Gudehus and Neil Björklund.

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