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Results of Eugene 4th of July Butterfly Count

July 2, 2016 (26th year)
Compiler: Donald Gudehus, NABA Eugene-Springfield
21 species found at six sites.
15 mile diameter circle is centered at 24th Ave. and Amazon Parkway, Eugene.
Sun: 95%-100%, Temperature: 70 to 90 deg., Wind: 0 to 10 mph


WE=West Eugene (Stewart Pond, Tsal Luk-Wah (Tsanchiifin) walk, Willow Creek loop trail (TNC)
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 = Amazon Park
SH-2 = South Eugene Meadows (powerline)
SH-3 = South Hills (Spencer Butte)
MPA = Mt. Pisgah Arboretum (Riverbank Trail, Meadow Rd., Water Garden Trail, Pond Lily Trail, Quarry Rd. Trail (Trail 5), S. Boundary Trail, Plateau Trail, Trail 3, Creek Trail)
WIR = Wild Iris Ridge
     Species
    WE
    BPS
    SH-1
    SH-2
    SH-3
    MPA
    WIR
    Total of Sites
    Anise Swallowtail 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4
    Western Tiger Swallowtail 28 7 8 8 22 8 0 81
    Pale Swallowtail 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
    Cabbage White 0 1 1 1 4 0 0 7
    Orange sulfur 5 0 20 0 1 0 0 26
    Great Copper 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
    Hedgerow Hairstreak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Gray hairstreak 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
    Eastern Tailed-blue 7 7 62 3 1 0 0 80
    Spring Azure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Acmon blue 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Field Crescent 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Mylitta Crescent 0 2 0 3 3 0 0 8
    Mourning Cloak 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
    Red admiral 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 4
    Lorquin's Admiral 0 0 1 3 8 1 0 13
    California Sister 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 4
    Ochre/Common Ringlet 13 3 0 7 0 0 0 23
    Common Wood-Nymph 28 6 6 61 8 1 0 55
    Monarch 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
    Propertius Duskywing 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 5
    Common Checkered Skipper 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
    Woodland Skipper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
    Dun Skipper 8 0 0 8 3 3 0 14
    SUB-TOTAL 98 33 98 33 66 17 0 345
    White sp. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Blue sp. 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
    Polygonia/Vanessa sp. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Erynnis sp. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
    TOTAL 103 34 98 33 66 18 0 352

    Party hours on foot 4.25 2.5 0.5 1.25 2.75 1.0 0 12.25
    Party miles on foot 7.0 2.6 0.5 1.5 3.0 0.75 0 15.35
    Number of people in party 6 2 4 4 3 2 0 33

    Members of Group WE:    Alison Center, Jo von Hippel, Linda Gilbert, Kathryn Kemp, Diane Dietz (R-G reporter), Kylie Juggert (R-G photographer)

    Members of Group BPS:    Lori Humphreys and Lois Hagen

    Members of Group SH-1:    Dave Hagen, Christina Baber, Mark Baber, and Caroline Treehouse

    Members of Group SH-2:    Dave Hagen, Christina Baber, Mark Baber, and Caroline Treehouse

    Members of Group SH-3:    Dave Hagen, Christina Baber, and Mark Babe

    Members of Group MPA:    Lori Humphreys and Lois Hagen

    Members of Group WIR:   (no members)

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Page design: Donald Gudehus and Neil Björklund.

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