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Results of Eugene 4th of July Butterfly Count

July 7, 2012 (22nd year)
Compiler: Donald Gudehus, NABA Eugene-Springfield
25 species found at six sites.
15 mile diameter circle is centered at 24th Ave. and Amazon Parkway, Eugene.
Sun: 100%, Temperature: 68 to 85 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 = Amazon Park
SH-3 = South Hills (Spencer Butte)
MPA = Mt. Pisgah Arboretum (Riverbank Trail, Meadow Rd., Water Garden Trail, Pond Lily Trail, Trail 5, S. Boundary Trail, Plateau Trail, Trail 3, Creek Trail)
     Species
    WE
    BPS
    SH-1
    SH-2
    SH-3
    MPA
    Total of Sites
    Clodius Parnassian 1 3 0 0 1 0 5
    Anise Swallowtail 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
    Western Tiger Swallowtail 10 5 2 1 13 1 32
    Pale Swallowtail 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
    Cabbage White 0 3 5 3 0 0 11
    Orange sulfur 1 0 0 2 0 0 3
    Hedgerow Hairstreak 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
    Eastern Tailed-blue 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Western Tailed-blue 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
    Field Crescent 13 11 0 0 0 0 24
    Mylitta Crescent 1 1 0 0 0 3 5
    Satyr Comma 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
    Mourning Cloak 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Painted lady 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
    Red admiral 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
    Lorquin's Admiral 1 3 3 0 6 1 14
    California Sister 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
    Ochre/Common Ringlet 31 16 7 4 1 1 60
    Common Wood-Nymph 7 15 1 0 0 4 27
    Propertius Duskywing 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
    Persius Duskywing 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
    Arctic Skipper 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
    Sonoran Skipper 0 0 1 4 0 0 5
    Sachem 1 0 1 2 0 0 4
    Dun Skipper 5 0 7 0 0 0 12
    TOTAL 73 60 28 16 34 13 224

    Party hours on foot 3.5 3.67 1.33 0.42 2.75 3.5 15.17
    Party miles on foot 3.0 3.5 0.5 0.25 2.0 2.9 12.15
    Number of people in party 7 3 7 7 7 2 33

    Members of Group WE:    Rick Ahrens, Cathy Irwin, Jim Mitchell, Linda Gilbert, Jenny Taylor, Arlene Schneider, and Janet Moelzer

    Members of Group BPS:    Lori Humphreys, Heather Wilson, and Jonathan Wilson

    Members of Group SH-1:   Dave Hagen, Lois Hagen, Alison Center, Tristan Center, Hope Crandall, Jaimie Schwarze, and Nicholi Lenn

    Members of Group SH-2:   Dave Hagen, Lois Hagen, Alison Center, Tristan Center, Hope Crandall, Jaimie Schwarze, and Nicholi Lenn

    Members of Group SH-3:   Dave Hagen, Lois Hagen, Alison Center, Tristan Center, Hope Crandall, Jaimie Schwarze, and Nicholi Lenn

    Members of Group MPA:   Donald Gudehus and Bonnie Richman



Page design: Donald Gudehus and Neil Björklund.

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