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Part of the fun of hiking in the mountains and photographing the scenery is snapping pictures of the local plants, insects, and animals.

Take a picture of something interesting, then refer to the following guides to determine what is captured on the camera:
National Audobon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest;
National Audobon Society Field Guide to North American Butterflies


Click on the text links to get a view of what you may find in various regions of Oregon.

Animal:
Chipmunk, Townsend's (Tamias townsendii)
Deer, Mule (Odocoileus hemionus)
Dipper, American (Cinclus mexicanus)
Elk (Cervus elaphus)
Goose, Canada (Branta canadensis)
Hawk, Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus)
Heron, Great Blue (Ardea herodias)
Newt, Roughskin (Taricha granulosa)
Sanderling (Calidris alba)
Seal, Harbor (Phoca vitulina)
Snake, Northwestern Garter (Thamnophis ordinoides)
Squirrel, California Ground (Spermophilus beecheyi)
Squirrel, Western Gray (Sciurus griseus)

Insect:
Bee, Bumble (Bombus vosnesenskii)
Butterfly, California Sister (Adelpha bredowii)
Butterfly, California Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis californica)
Butterfly, Clodius Parnassian (Parnassius clodius)
Butterfly, Lorquin's Admiral In flight (Basilarchia lorquini)
Butterfly, Mourning Cloak (Mourningcloak) (Nymphalis antiopa)
Butterfly, Monarch (Danaus plexippus)
Butterfly, Pine White (Neophasia menapia)
Butterfly, Snowberry Checkerspot (Euphydryas colon)
Butterfly, Spring Azure In flight (Celastrina ladon)
Butterfly, Pale Swallowtail (Papilio eurymedon)
Butterfly, Tiger Swallowtail In flight (Pterourus glaucus)
Butterfly, Woodland Skipper (Ochlodes sylvanoides)
Caterpillar, Isabella Tiger Moth can you find its head? (Isia isabella)
Damselfly, Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
Dragonfly, Blue-Eyed Darner (Aeshna multicolor)
Dragonfly, Cardinal Meadowhawk (Sympetrum illotum)
Dragonfly, Common Whitetail In flight (Libellula lydia)
Dragonfly, 12 Spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Strider, Water (common) water has surface tension (Gerris species)

Plant:
Aster, Douglas' (Aster subspicatus)
Bleedingheart, Western (Dicentra formosa)
Buttercup, Western (Ranunculus occidentalis)
Columbine, Red (Aquilegia formosa)
Foxglove, purple & white (poisonous) (Digitalis purpurea)
Gentian, Mountain Bog (Gentiana calycosa)
Gilia, Scarlet (Ipomopsis aggregata)
Iris, Oregon (Iris tenax)
Lily, Cobra Carnivorous plant (Darlingtonia californica)
Lily, Columbia (Lilium columbianum)
Pasque Flower, Western (Anemone occidentalis)
Penstemon, Showy (Penstemon speciosis)
Penstemon, shrubby & Paintbrush, small-flowered (Penstemon fruticosa & Castilleja parviflora)
Poison Oak (Toxicodendron diversilobum)
Redwood Sorrel (Oxalis oregana)
Rhododendron, Pacific (Rhododendron macrophyllum)
Rock Cress (Arabis)
Scotch Broom (invasive) (Cytisus scoparius)
Skunk Cabbage, Yellow (Lysichiton americanus)
Thistle, Bull (Cirsium vulgare)
Thistle, Canada (Cirsium arvense)
Trillium, Western (Trillium ovatum)