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The Butterflies of Britain and Ireland

by Jeremy Thomas

The Butterflies of Britain and Ireland Synopsis

The Butterflies of Britain & Ireland provides comprehensive coverage of all our resident and migratory butterflies, including the latest information on newly discovered species such as Cryptic Wood White and the Geranium Bronze. When first published in 1991 it won the Natural World Book of the Year Award and won plaudits from all quarters. Fully revised, considerably expanded and reset in 2010, it was judged that year's Guardian Nature Book of the Year. Now revised again to reflect the latest research findings, and with up-to-date distribution maps, this remarkable book is THE guide to the appearance, behaviour, life cycle and ecology of the butterflies of Britain and Ireland.

The Butterflies of Britain and Ireland Press Reviews

Both authors are justly renowned for their work and this book remains a must-have classic for anyone interested in butterflies -- Nigel Bourn * Butterfly magazine * Arguably the best book ever published on British butterflies ... I have no hesitation in recommending adding the new edition to your library -- Sam Ellis * Atropos * It is, quite simply, the best book on the butterflies of Britain and Ireland bar none -- Peter Eeles * dispar: The Online Journal of Lepidoptera * A book you must have on your bookshelves -- Ray Collier * Highland News *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781472967190
Publication date: 3rd January 2019
Author: Jeremy Thomas
Publisher: Bloomsbury Wildlife an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 288 pages
Categories: Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders, Conservation of wildlife & habitats, Animal ecology, Zoology: Invertebrates,

About Jeremy Thomas

Over almost forty years, Richard Lewington has built up a reputation as one of Europe's finest wildlife illustrators. He first became interested in butterflies as a child when he inherited a cabinet of insects from his father. He studied graphic design at the Berkshire College of Art, and since leaving in 1971 has specialised in natural-history illustration. His meticulous paintings of insects and other wildlife are the mainstay of many of the modern classics of field-guide art, including Insects of Britain and Western Europe, Collins Butterfly Guide, Field Guide to Dragonflies of Britain and Europe, Field Guide to the Moths of ...

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