Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1133644

California Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis californica

Observation date: August 06, 2017
Submitted by: Sandys
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 9000 foot level on Mount Hood Hundreds of these butterflies were flying up the glaciers towards the top of the mountain. They were flying 3-6 feet off the glacier.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 12, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Oregon, United States