Pocket guide to butterflies, second edition

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    This pocket-sized book is the essential guide to identifying the butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland. It contains over 600 superb illustrations of the life stages of each species, together with beautiful artworks of butterflies in their natural settings and pertinent species information, distribution maps and life history charts.

    Presented in an accessible, easy-to-use field guide format, this is an ideal guide for beginners, as well as for more experienced butterfly enthusiasts. The revised and updated 2015 edition includes a new illustrated 'at a glance' identification guide to species within families, updated distribution maps and species accounts, and new spreads and artwork for the Cryptic Wood White and Scarce Tortoiseshell.

    By Richard Lewington |Paperback |Second edition

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    Age: 45 - 54

    A great book
    A really useful book for the amateur enthusiast. All species are shown actual size on the page, with images of top and under wings, open and closed. Lots if useful info about where and when to find them and characteristics to help ID them. We found it invaluable on our holiday and it helped us find purple emperors. A great buy!
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