Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Oregon

Sighting Record 1168826

Observation Notes: 
Bright sun, steady breezes. There's a migration in the Oregon Cascades. Thousands of these guys everywhere. Especially near wet areas.
Region: 
Oregon
United States
Location Notes: 
Duffy Lake near Three Fingered Jack
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.4921955, -121.89616480000001

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 12:00
Suggested Identification: 
California tortoiseshell
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1168245

Region: 
Lake County
United States
Oregon
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.196104866275725, -120.27274957731532

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 15:30
Suggested Identification: 
Great Purple Hairstreak
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1168244

Region: 
Klamath County
United States
Oregon
Location Notes: 
Located about 200 feet from Boundary Rd on NF-6602
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.86795593386371, -121.8438902367742

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 10:30
Suggested Identification: 
Leona's Little Blue (Philotiella leona)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1167688

Observation Notes: 
Found on a lawn, sluggish in early morning cold. Dorsal photo taken by putting into a plastic envelope. Ventral photo taken by placing butterfly on a flower. Specimen released unharmed.
Region: 
Washington County
United States
Oregon
Location Notes: 
In a suburban housing development. Location accurate to within 1/4 mile to protect homeowner privacy.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.48727797182255, -122.86258570187431

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 09:14
Suggested Identification: 
Colias eurytheme
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1166944

Observation Notes: 
Hundreds to thousands flying below 4 feet, barely landing on the ground for more than a few seconds.
Region: 
Jefferson County
United States
Oregon
Location Notes: 
Also seen all along FS Rd 14 from the hatchery south to Hwy 20 and on Hwy 20 west approximately 5 miles.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.523069819151935, -121.63229942321777

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 12:00
Suggested Identification: 
California tortoiseshell, Nymphalis californica
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1166872

Observation Notes: 
Flying in open habitat with forest on both sides
Region: 
Multnomah County
United States
Oregon
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.5983898, -122.80896419999999

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
Clodius parnassian
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1166384

Observation Notes: 
It was a little hot and sunny.
Region: 
Deschutes County
United States
Oregon
Location Notes: 
About 5 minutes from Sunriver, Oregon.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.8528883, -121.4754001

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 16:48
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1166111

Observation Notes: 
On the shoreline.
Region: 
Lincoln County
United States
Oregon
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.310171266377104, -124.1078401534424

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 12:04
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1165754

Observation Notes: 
Blue sky, sunshine, steady 5-10 mph nw breeze, just resting in the sun
Region: 
Linn County
United States
Oregon
Location Notes: 
Taken on the ne section of the loop trail around Clear Lake by Great Spring
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.374227, -121.9990975

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
Lorquin's Admiral
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1165753

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, steady 5-10 mph nw breeze, blue sky, sitting right out in the middle of the trail in the sun
Region: 
Linn County
United States
Oregon
Location Notes: 
Taken at Great Spring on the ne section of the loop trail around Clear Lake
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.374227, -121.9990975

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
Propertius duskywing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly