Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Oregon

Sighting Record 1228167

Region: 
United States
Oregon
Klamath County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.974947148467926, -122.13980624459077

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 13:51
Suggested Identification: 
square spotted blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227550

Observation Notes: 
Butterfly was flitting around our yard, not feeding. Rested for a moment on an aster bloom in the annual flower patch. Appeared to be in good shape. Warm sunny day (90oF).
Region: 
United States
Oregon
Deschutes County
Location Notes: 
Edge of Deschutes National Forest, ponderosa and lodgepole pine woodland. High desert environment. Two miles west of Sunriver Oregon.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.8607931, -121.4798199

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 14:30
Suggested Identification: 
Zerene Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227491

Observation Notes: 
Cloudy, small breeze, male found in path near salal berries.
Region: 
United States
Oregon
Location Notes: 
Salal berry hedges all around us.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.02640053294093, -124.01009128657756

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 15:00
Suggested Identification: 
Common Checkered Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227472

Observation Notes: 
Two individuals, both female based on two spots on the upper wing, visited only the yellow composite flowers in our annual flower patch. Warm (90oF) sunny day.
Region: 
United States
Oregon
Deschutes County
Location Notes: 
Edge of Deschutes National Forest, ponderosa and lodgepole pine woodland. High desert environment.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.8607931, -121.4798199

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 14:45
Suggested Identification: 
small wood nymph
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227296

Observation Notes: 
Mating pair resting in a sagebrush shrub in an area with Artemisia dracunculus present. Many other individuals observed, nectaring activity on Heliantus annuus. Warm, breezy afternoon with temperature in upper 80s F.
Region: 
United States
Oregon
Gilliam County
Location Notes: 
Location is exact.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.6818398, -120.48704480000004

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 15:53
Suggested Identification: 
Papilio machaon
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227086

Observation Notes: 
These are the group in the Oregon Zoo/USFS breeding program. They fly out the corner when they are ready... Mostly sunny, very light breeze, about 60 degrees
Region: 
United States
Oregon
Location Notes: 
The summit meadow of Mt Hebo. 3,150' elevation
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.2148306, -123.75650300000001

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 12:04
Suggested Identification: 
Oregon Silverspot
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227022

Observation Notes: 
Visited blooms of rabbitbrush and a blue aster in our yard. Warm sunny day.
Region: 
United States
Oregon
Deschutes County
Location Notes: 
Edge of Deschutes National Forest, ponderosa and lodgepole pine woodland. Two miles west of Sunriver Oregon.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.8607931, -121.4798199

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 15:15
Suggested Identification: 
Juba Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1226832

Region: 
United States
Oregon
Klamath County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.272247532166965, -121.86888643986606

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 18:26
Suggested Identification: 
painted lady
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1226827

Observation Notes: 
The butterfly fed on blooming rabbitbrush in our yard, flitting from bush to bush despite tattered wings. Rabbitbrush, Ericameria bloomeri, is a native composite.plant in the aster family. Warm sunny day.
Region: 
United States
Oregon
Deschutes County
Location Notes: 
Edge of Deschutes National Forest, ponderosa and lodgepole pine woodland. Two miles east of Sunriver, Oregon.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.8607931, -121.4798199

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 15:40
Suggested Identification: 
Zerene Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly