The Butterflies of Britain and Ireland
This completely revised edition brings this classic work up to date, with all the species accounts substantially revised to reflect the latest information and research. Richard Lewington has also painted nearly 100 new artworks.
- ISBN: 9780956490261
- Author(s): Jeremy Thomas
- Illustrator(s): Richard Lewington
- Stock Code: 6490261
- Format: Paperback
- Illustrations: Colour illustrations
- Pages: 288
- Published: 2014
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Britain's Butterflies is a comprehensive and beautifully designed photographic field guide to the butterflies of Britain and Ireland. Containing hundreds of stunning colour photographs, this revised and updated edition provides the latest information on every species ever recorded. It covers in detail the identification of all 59 butterfly species that breed regularly, as well as four former breeders, 10 rare migrants and one species of unknown status. The easy-to-use format will enable butterfly-watchers--beginners or experts--to identify any species they encounter.
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Features over 400 species, depicting both male and female insects. Species descriptions include details on taxonomic nomenclature, distribution, flight period, variation, habitat, behaviour and life cycle. Colour illustrations, distribution maps, 384pp. 2009
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Written by Steven Falk, professional naturalist and conservationist with over forty years' experience of working with bees Illustrated with over 1,000 colour and black & white artworks by Richard Lewington, one of Europe's leading insect artists Stunning photographs of living insects as seen in the wild 234 up-to-date distribution maps Comprehensive introduction to bee classification, ecology, field techniques and recording, a full glossary, and information on how to separate the sexes and distinguish bees from other insects Introductions to families and genera, describing key characters and life histories Detailed species descriptions covering field and microscopic characters, similar species, variants, flight season, habitat, flowers visited, nesting habits, status & distribution, and parasites & associates.
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In this first ever book on the butterflies of the West Midlands detailed accounts of all 41 species regularly recorded in Birmingham & the Black Country, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire are included, with distribution maps, 25 butterfly walks, gardening tips and a section on how to photograph butterflies. This major new title has been produced by members of the West Midlands branch of the national charity Butterfly Conservation, which is working to protect Britain's butterflies and moths.