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Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

See below for a selection of the latest books from Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders category. Presented with a red border are the Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Secrets of Bees An Insider's Guide to the Life of Honeybees

The Secrets of Bees An Insider's Guide to the Life of Honeybees

Author: Michael Weiler, Horst Kornberger Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/02/2019

Bees make honey; we all know that. But what happens between the bee buzzing around our garden, and the sticky knife in the jar, is a mystery to most of us. How many bee-hours does it take to make just one jar of honey? What do the honeybees' waggling dances really mean? Why do bees swarm? What is a 'house bee'? From exploring their life cycle and development, to revealing their societies and behaviour, expert biodynamic beekeeper Michael Weiler answers these questions and many more. Combining poetic observations with scientific detail, The Secrets of Bees uncovers the incredible world of these remarkable insects.

Insects & Bugs of North America Your Way to Easily Identify Insects & Bugs

Insects & Bugs of North America Your Way to Easily Identify Insects & Bugs

Author: Jaret C. Daniels Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 21/02/2019

Your quick guide to identifying insects and bugs Get the perfect guide to insects and bugs of North America! Keep this tabbed booklet close at hand at home, at the park, on your camping trip, and for any outdoors adventure. Based on noted entomologist Jaret C. Daniels' popular Backyard Bugs guide and featuring 136 of the most common and important bugs to know, the booklet is organized by where the bugs are generally found-such as at lights or on flowers-and then by type for quick and easy identification. Narrow your choices by location and appearance, and view just a few species at a time. The easy-to-use format means you'll quickly find what you need to know about ants, bees, beetles, butterflies, dragonflies, spiders, wasps, and more. Plus, the quick guide is much easier to use than laminated foldouts, and the tear-resistant pages help to make the book durable in the field.

The Butterflies of Britain and Ireland

The Butterflies of Britain and Ireland

Author: Jeremy Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2019

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.

Pocket Guide to the Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland

Pocket Guide to the Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland

Author: Richard Lewington Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2019

Presented in an accessible, easy-to-use format, this is an ideal guide for both beginners and more experienced enthusiasts. It includes more than 600 superb illustrations of all the life stages of each species, together with beautiful artworks of the butterflies in their natural settings and pertinent species information, distribution maps and life history charts. The second edition features a new, illustrated 'at-a-glance' identification guide, updated distribution maps and species accounts, and new spreads and artwork for the Cryptic Wood White and Scarce Tortoiseshell.

Animal Files: We Need Butterflies

Animal Files: We Need Butterflies

Author: Patricia Hutchison Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2019

Introduces readers to the roles of butterflies in world ecosystems, as well as threats to butterfly populations and conservation efforts. Eye-catching infographics, clear text, and a That's Amazing! feature make this book an engaging exploration of the importance of butterflies.

Animal Files: We Need Butterflies

Animal Files: We Need Butterflies

Author: Patricia Hutchison Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2019

Introduces readers to the roles of butterflies in world ecosystems, as well as threats to butterfly populations and conservation efforts. Eye-catching infographics, clear text, and a That's Amazing! feature make this book an engaging exploration of the importance of butterflies.

Creative Haven Entangled Butterflies Coloring Book

Creative Haven Entangled Butterflies Coloring Book

Author: Angela Porter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/12/2018

Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland

Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland

Author: Steven Falk Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/12/2018

Bees are a fascinating and indispensable group of insects, but many species are in decline, and efforts to help determine distributions and changes in abundance have to date been compromised by a serious lack of identification resources. This eagerly anticipated new addition to the highly acclaimed British Wildlife Field Guides series will unravel the complexities of identification, and is designed to cater for people new to the bee world as well as to more experienced recorders who wish to identify every species accurately. It provides the latest information on the identification, ecology, status and distribution of all 275 species of bee in Britain, Ireland and the Channel Islands. - 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 - A series of innovative illustrated keys to genera and species, designed to guide the user step by step through the identification process

RSPB Spotlight Bumblebees

RSPB Spotlight Bumblebees

Author: Richard Comont Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/12/2018

Bumblebees are some of our most familiar insects, and are among the few that are almost universally viewed as 'friendly' - their low buzzing is the quintessential sound of our gardens in the summertime. Spotlight Bumblebees considers all 24 UK bumblebee species, examining what made the group so successful and how circumstances have led to the survival of some species but the precipitous decline of the majority, highlighting the dangers we all face if populations continue to plummet. Separate chapters cover all aspects of bumblebees' biology and lifestyles, from spring queens emerging from dark overwintering chambers to establish their nests, to the drone swarms that herald the end of the bumblebee season. Bumblebees around the world are studied, including in the southern hemisphere where Europe's declining species can become harmful invaders. While the influence of bumblebees throughout our history and their place in our culture, from Shakespeare to Transformers, is also examined.

British Moths: Second Edition A Photographic Guide to the Moths of Britain and Ireland

British Moths: Second Edition A Photographic Guide to the Moths of Britain and Ireland

Author: Chris Manley Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/11/2018

Packed with the stunning photography, this photographic guide is the perfect single-volume guide to Britain's moths. Its coverage is broad, including 871 macro-moths and 1276 species of micros. The concise text provides important information on identification, size and larval food plant for each species and, for the first time, maps are included. Introductory sections cover habitats, life cycles, conservation, and trapping and photographic techniques. The new edition is far more comprehensive than the original edition, and the main changes are as follows: Covers 800 additional species Many of the photographs have been replaced and the total number of images is now over 3200. The photos are presented in a uniform alignment for ease of comparison between species. Size bars are added below each image showing average forewing length. Taxonomy and nomenclature conform to the latest checklist (but old Bradley numbers are still included) Maps included for every species for the first time. Covers all of the British Isles (Great Britain, Ireland and the Isle of Man) plus the Channel Islands. Excludes butterflies and caterpillars to make room for much greater coverage of true moths. With many people now setting up their own backyard moth traps, and many others who are simply curious to know which species are fluttering around their light bulbs, this book provides a superb introduction to this fascinating insect group.

How to Raise and Preserve Catalpa Worms

How to Raise and Preserve Catalpa Worms

Author: Stephen Frazier Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/11/2018

Butterfly 2019 Calendar (UK Edition)

Butterfly 2019 Calendar (UK Edition)

Author: Wall Publishing Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2018