Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1132432

California Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis californica

Observation date: August 04, 2017
Submitted by: rschofie
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: There were probably thousands of these butterflies at the top of Garfield Peak and also Mount Scott at Crater Lake National Park. I have videos of the swarms of them as well. The weather was probably about mid 80s and a bit smoky from a nearby forest fire.
Status: Migrant
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 08, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Klamath County, United States, Oregon