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Results of Eugene 4th of July Butterfly Count

July 4, 2017 (27th year)
Compiler: Donald Gudehus, NABA Eugene-Springfield
19 species found at seven 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)
LCC = Lane Community College
     Species
    WE
    BPS
    SH-1
    SH-2
    SH-3
    MPA
    LCC
    Total of Sites
    Anise Swallowtail 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Western Tiger Swallowtail 5 8 1 6 11 12 4 47
    Pale Swallowtail 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
    Cabbage White 0 0 2 2 2 0 4 10
    Orange sulfur 4 2 11 2 0 0 0 19
    Great Copper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Hedgerow Hairstreak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Gray hairstreak 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 4
    Eastern Tailed-blue 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 8
    Spring Azure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Acmon blue 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Field Crescent 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 10
    Mylitta Crescent 1 1 0 5 0 5 18 30
    Satyr Comma 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
    California Tortoiseshell 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
    Mourning Cloak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Painted lady 0 2 0 3 0 0 2 7
    Red admiral 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 4
    Lorquin's Admiral 0 1 1 3 8 0 1 14
    California Sister 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
    Ochre/Common Ringlet 25 2 0 13 0 1 18 59
    Common Wood-Nymph 4 2 0 1 0 1 1 9
    Monarch 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
    Propertius Duskywing 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 5
    Persius Duskywing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Common Checkered Skipper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Arctic Skipper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Juba Skipper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sonoran Skipper 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
    Sachem 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Woodland Skipper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Dun Skipper 0 0 0 3 2 0 2 7
    SUB-TOTAL 46 26 24 41 28 21 54 240
    Papilio sp. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    White sp. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Blue sp. 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
    Small orange sp. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Polygonia/Vanessa sp. 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
    Limenitis/Adelpha sp. 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
    Hesperiidae sp. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Unknown sp. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    TOTAL 46 26 24 41 28 24 54 243

    Party hours on foot 8 2.5 0.5 1.25 2.0 4.5 3.75 22.5
    Party miles on foot 4.0 2.35 0.5 1.5 2.0 0.75 2.7 13.8
    Number of people in party 6 3 2 2 2 5 1 25

    Members of Group WE:    Rick Ahrens,Lorna,Linda, Serena,Kaleb

    Members of Group BPE:    Lori Humphreys, Lars Skaines, and Raquel Heht

    Members of Group SH-1, SH-2, and SH-3:    Dave Hagen and Lois Hagen

    Members of Group MPA:    Alison Center, Kathryn Kemp, Eva Piccioni, Dave Piccioni, and Cindy Biles

    Members of Group LCC:   Lori Humphreys

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Page design: Donald Gudehus and Neil Björklund.

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