Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Oregon

Sighting Record 1172387

Observation Notes: 
Ponderosa pine, Juniper, sagebrush
Region: 
Grant County
United States
Oregon
Location Notes: 
Grant County, Oregon north of Prairie City. Parking lot for Arch Rock trail. Elevation 4,005 feet
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.63481530000001, -118.8433038

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 11:03
Suggested Identification: 
Euphydryas chalcedona wallacensis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1172381

Observation Notes: 
Full sun. 90 degrees. Butterfly stayed near ground level moving from plant to plant
Region: 
Umatilla County
United States
Oregon
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.9291735, -119.306104

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 14:30
Suggested Identification: 
Becker’s White
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1171695

Observation Notes: 
In a field of Farewell-to-Spring, Clarkia amoena
Region: 
Benton County
United States
Oregon
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.4230651, -123.31156850000002

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 13:30
Suggested Identification: 
Pyrgus communis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1170631

Observation Notes: 
Repeatedly perching on the filbert then flying off around the neighboring yards and returning to rest on the filbert.
Region: 
Marion County
United States
Oregon
Location Notes: 
Large old native oaks in the park
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.946604331987984, -123.01059689415388

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 16:41
Suggested Identification: 
California sister
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1170289

Observation Notes: 
A dozen or so in the area feeding on thistle.
Region: 
Lincoln County
United States
Oregon
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.90745655351167, -124.00242805480957

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 13:27
Suggested Identification: 
Anise Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1169811

Observation Notes: 
The only butterfly seen in the entire area, a single individual feeding on discarded tomato
Region: 
Sherman County
United States
Oregon
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.7284362, -120.65129709999997

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 17:45
Suggested Identification: 
Limenitis archippus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1169386

Observation Notes: 
Until I got an ID book on butterflies, I thought there were hundreds of monarchs on the hike to Cone Peak (35m east of Sweet Home, Willamette Nat'l Forest), but they might have been this species. I didn't get more photos. There were hundreds of butterflies though!
Region: 
Linn County
Oregon
United States
Location Notes: 
On the trail from Tombstone Pass to Cone Peak - lots of wildflowers, lots of butterflies.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.3980460595929, -122.14415261975779

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 12:00
Suggested Identification: 
California Tortoiseshell
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
I was on a four hour hike from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm, the sighting could have been any time in that range.

Sighting Record 1169369

Region: 
Jackson County
United States
Oregon
Location Notes: 
Approximate location on trail to Baldy Mtn.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.3146389, -123.052141

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:38
Suggested Identification: 
Rocky Mtn Parnassian
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1168832

Observation Notes: 
Bright sun, blue sky, very interested in this flower..
Region: 
Oregon
United States
Location Notes: 
Within yards of the lakeshore of Santiam Lake
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.4778319, -121.88482729999998

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
Checkerspot? Hoffman's maybe?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1168829

Observation Notes: 
Bright sun, steady breezes
Region: 
Oregon
United States
Location Notes: 
Within a hundred yards or so of Santiam Lake
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.4778319, -121.88482729999998

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 12:30
Suggested Identification: 
Lorquin's Admiral
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly