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Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 01:11:17 +0000 (UTC)
From: Kenneth Davenport via groups.io <kdavenport93306=<yahoo.com...>
Subject: Re: [NorWestLeps] American Copper Hunt in the Wallowa Mountains

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Best Wishes, Ken Davenport <kdavenport93306...> or flutterflies93306@=
att.net=20
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Neil: I have never collected American Coppers on Mt. Howard or in Oregon.=
I have collected about 24 American Coppers at Sonora Pass and up an avalan=
che slope on the north facing slope of the Dana Plateau in the Sierra Nevad=
a. Some comments: All my records were from about mid-July to September 7 or=
8. Yes they live on rocky terrain but not necessarily on talus. Usually th=
ey favor areas along small streams or drainages where the hosts grow but th=
ey often go to small flats or spaces between boulders which shelter them fr=
om winds that are common in their preferred habitats. They are often on ste=
ep slopes where terrain is difficult in terms of footing.

While I do find Rockslide Checkerspots (Chlosyne whitneyi) in the Sierra =
Nevada use talus slopes in drier situations, American Coppers tend to fly w=
hen snow is still around a little more than the checkerspots. At Sonora Pas=
s, I get some American Coppers flying with the Rockslide Chckerspots in dee=
p rocky canyons where the host grows. At my other locality above Ellery Lak=
e in the Sierra, Rockslide Checkerspots are scarce.

Usually in my quests for American Coppers, I get zero, one or two, never =
more sightings than 5 above Ellery Lake. At Sonora Pass if you hit them rig=
ht, I have taken 6 and 10 in a day in July. Of course, habits and habitats =
may differ in Oregon.
On Sunday, September 27, 2020, 03:07:15 PM PDT, Neil Bjorklund <nel-d=
<e-bearck...> wrote:
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And here=E2=80=99s the missing link to the blog:
https://www.butterfliesoforegon.com/post/americans-in-high-places
Neil

On Sep 27, 2020, at 1:28 PM, Neil Bjorklund <nel-de-bearck...> wr=
ote:



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Hello all!=C2=A0 Mike Hansen from Enterprise and I made another search for=
American Copper (Lycaena phlaeas) around the summit of Mt. Howard in Wallo=
wa County a couple weeks back.=C2=A0 We did not find the butterfly or the h=
ost plant where Don and Paul Severns found it quite a few years ago.=C2=A0 =
We timed our search to be slightly earlier in the season than theirs.

=C2=A0

You can find more details and many photos in my Blog at:=C2=A0=20

=C2=A0

May you and yours be safe from fires, smoke and viruses!

=C2=A0

Neil

=C2=A0

Neil Bj=C3=B6rklund

Eugene, Oregon

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www.butterfliesoforegon.com

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<div> Best Wishes, Ken Davenport <kdavenport93306...> o=
r <flutterflies93306...> <br> <br> Neil: I have never collected A=
merican Coppers on Mt. Howard or in Oregon. I have collected about 24 Ameri=
can Coppers at Sonora Pass and up an avalanche slope on the north facing sl=
ope of the Dana Plateau in the Sierra Nevada. Some comments: All my records=
were from about mid-July to September 7 or 8. Yes they live on rocky terra=
in but not necessarily on talus. Usually they favor areas along small strea=
ms or drainages where the hosts grow but they often go to small flats or sp=
aces between boulders which shelter them from winds that are common in thei=
r preferred habitats. They are often on steep slopes where terrain is diffi=
cult in terms of footing.<br><br> While I do find Rockslide Checkerspots =
(Chlosyne whitneyi) in the Sierra Nevada use talus slopes in drier situatio=
ns, American Coppers tend to fly when snow is still around a little more t=
han the checkerspots. At Sonora Pass, I get some American Coppers flying wi=
th the Rockslide Chckerspots in deep rocky canyons where the host grows. =
At my other locality above Ellery Lake in the Sierra, Rockslide Checkerspot=
s are scarce.<br><br> Usually in my quests for American Coppers, I get z=
ero, one or two, never more sightings than 5 above Ellery Lake. At Sonora P=
ass if you hit them right, I have taken 6 and 10 in a day in July. Of cours=
e, habits and habitats may differ in Oregon.<br> </div> =
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e:13px;color:#26282a;"> <div> =
On Sunday, September 27, 2020, 03:07:15 PM PDT, Neil Bjorklund &lt;nel=
<-de-bearck...>&gt; wrote: </div> <div=
><br></div> <div><br></div> <div><div id=3D"y=
iv3691003053"><div><div dir=3D"ltr">And here=E2=80=99s the missing link to =
the blog:</div><div dir=3D"ltr"><br></div><div dir=3D"ltr"><a href=3D"https=
://www.butterfliesoforegon.com/post/americans-in-high-places" target=3D"_bl=
ank" rel=3D"nofollow">https://www.butterfliesoforegon.com/post/americans-in=
-high-places</a></div><div dir=3D"ltr"><br></div><div dir=3D"ltr">Neil</div=
><div dir=3D"ltr"><br><blockquote type=3D"cite">On Sep 27, 2020, at 1:28 PM=
, Neil Bjorklund &lt;<nel-de-bearck...>&gt; wrote:<br><br></blockquo=
te></div><blockquote type=3D"cite"><div dir=3D"ltr">=EF=BB=BF<style><!--#yi=
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--></style><div class=3D"yiv3691003053WordSection1"><p class=3D"yiv36910030=
53MsoNormal"><span style=3D"font-size:11.0pt;">Hello all!&nbsp; Mike Hansen=
from Enterprise and I made another search for American Copper (Lycaena phl=
aeas) around the summit of Mt. Howard in Wallowa County a couple weeks back=
.&nbsp; We did not find the butterfly or the host plant where Don and Paul =
Severns found it quite a few years ago.&nbsp; We timed our search to be sli=
ghtly earlier in the season than theirs.</span></p><p class=3D"yiv369100305=
3MsoNormal"><span style=3D"font-size:11.0pt;"> &nbsp;</span></p><p class=3D=
"yiv3691003053MsoNormal"><span style=3D"font-size:11.0pt;">You can find mor=
e details and many photos in my Blog at:&nbsp; </span></p><p class=3D"yiv36=
91003053MsoNormal"><span style=3D"font-size:11.0pt;"> &nbsp;</span></p><p c=
lass=3D"yiv3691003053MsoNormal"><span style=3D"font-size:11.0pt;">May you a=
nd yours be safe from fires, smoke and viruses!</span></p><p class=3D"yiv36=
91003053MsoNormal"><span style=3D"font-size:11.0pt;"> &nbsp;</span></p><p c=
lass=3D"yiv3691003053MsoNormal"><span style=3D"font-size:11.0pt;">Neil</spa=
n></p><p class=3D"yiv3691003053MsoNormal"><span style=3D"font-size:11.0pt;"=
> &nbsp;</span></p><p class=3D"yiv3691003053MsoNormal"><span style=3D"font-=
size:10.0pt;font-family:Helvetica;color:black;">Neil Bj=C3=B6rklund</span><=
/p><p class=3D"yiv3691003053MsoNormal"><span style=3D"font-size:10.0pt;font=
-family:Helvetica;color:black;">Eugene, Oregon</span></p><p class=3D"yiv369=
1003053MsoNormal"><span style=3D"font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Helvetica;col=
or:black;">_______________________</span></p><p class=3D"yiv3691003053MsoNo=
rmal"><span style=3D"font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Helvetica;color:black;">w=
ww.butterfliesoforegon.com</span><span style=3D"font-size:11.0pt;"></span><=
/p><p class=3D"yiv3691003053MsoNormal"><span style=3D"font-size:11.0pt;"> &=
nbsp;</span></p><p class=3D"yiv3691003053MsoNormal"><span style=3D"font-siz=
e:11.0pt;"> &nbsp;</span></p></div> </div></blockquote></div> </div></div>=
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