Collins Wild Guide - Butterflies and Moths

Collins Wild Guide - Butterflies and Moths

by JohnStill (Author)


The perfect beginner's guide to the butterflies and moths you are most likely to see in Britain and Europe Butterflies and moths are among our favourite creatures: they make regular appearances on wildlife programmes and have centres and farms around the world devoted solely to them. This book introduces 240 different species, colourfully confirming the beauty of the butterfly, and unlocking the fascination of the frequently overlooked moth. / ID Fact file lists all the information needed for identification at a glance, including details of distribution, preferred habitat, migration and lifespan / Colour artwork helps identification of the adult and also illustrates the caterpillar / Calendar chart shows the month in which you are most likely to find that species Each page is devoted to a different species and also gives details of hibernation, flight periods and caterpillar foods. Compact and easy-to-use, Wild Guide Butterflies and Moths is an excellent introduction for all those wanting to learn more about these beautiful insects.


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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Collins
Published: 07 Mar 2005

ISBN 10: 0007191510
ISBN 13: 9780007191512

Author Bio
John grew up in East Sussex, surrounded by the South Downs, and his interest in butterflies and moths began at a very early age. After leaving school he began to take a specific interest in tropical species, but his fascination with their English counterparts continued. For the last twenty years, John has been working with butterfly farms around the UK, breeding tropical species and encouraging the public to take a greater interest in our native butterflies.