Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1134784

California Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis californica

Observation date: August 05, 2017
Submitted by: Selwyn Quan
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Thousands of these butterflies were present at Crater Lake despite the Spruce Lake fire and extensive smoke on the western rim of Crater Lake. Looked like a mass migration event.
Status: Migrant
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 18, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Klamath County, United States, Oregon