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Gardening for Birds, Butterflies, and Bees: Everything You Need to Know to Create a Wildlife Habitat in Your Backyard
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Gardening for Birds, Butterflies, and Bees: Everything You Need to Know to Create a Wildlife Habitat in Your Backyard
Editirs of Birds & Blooms
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Whether you’re installing a new garden bed or trying to attract orioles for the first time, it helps to start with the right information. And here it is! In this book, experts and readers from North America's #1 Bird and Garden Magazine, Birds & Blooms, give their tried-and-true advice.Attracting birds and butterflies has never been simpler—plus you’ll get the latest tips and advice for supporting the dwindling bee population, which experts say is essential for the future of gardening. Inside this book, you’ll find irresistible plants for birds, butterflies, and bees, creative garden designs for year-round beauty, and our top plant lists to take the guesswork out of gardening.Birds, butterflies and bees rely on plants, trees and shrubs to survive and thrive. That’s why doing your part for the environment by establishing critter-friendly areas in your own backyard is so crucial.


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Backyard Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America (National Geographic)
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Backyard Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America (National Geographic)
Evans, Arthur V.
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An accessible visual guide to the top 150 insects and spiders, this guide combines readable text, representative photographs, and explanatory illustrations to highlight key features of body shape, life cycle, and behavior. Organized by scientific taxonomy, the book offers navigational devices for quick identification and practical information about attracting - repelling! - these creatures. Noted entomologist Arthur Evans has selected the top 150 creatures of interest, from luna moth and ladybug to black widow spider, Rocky Mountain tick, and millipede. Backyard Guide to the Insects and Spiders of North America introduces them all with enthusiasm and authority. With the handy size, logical organization, and visual richness, this volume will prove a valued title in the backpack or home library of every nature lover and outdoor enthusiast.


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Butterflies
Orenstein, Ron
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Here are some of the most colorful, spectacular and sometimes weird examples of the world's butterflies and moths. From the common swallowtail to the iridescent blue morpho, Thomas Marent's stunning photographs provide a close-up view of the remarkable family of insects known as Lepidoptera. The macro photography complements the enlightening text written by zoologist Ronald Orenstein, who explains the scientific curiosities of these amazing insects. He makes clear how to differentiate between butterflies and moths; how caterpillars camouflage themselves; and how their feeding strategies and evolutionary adaptations help them prevail in the wild.


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Butterflies
Orenstein, Ron
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Here are some of the most colorful, spectacular and sometimes weird examples of the world's butterflies and moths. From the common swallowtail to the iridescent blue morpho, Thomas Marent's stunning photographs provide a close-up view of the remarkable family of insects known as Lepidoptera. The macro photography complements the enlightening text written by zoologist Ronald Orenstein, who explains the scientific curiosities of these amazing insects. He makes clear how to differentiate between butterflies and moths; how caterpillars camouflage themselves; and how their feeding strategies and evolutionary adaptations help them prevail in the wild.NOTE: This is a Scratch & Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


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Butterflies of North America
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Butterflies of North America
Glassberg, Jeffrey
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Enter the magical world of butterflies with Jeffrey Glassberg, president of the North American Butterfly Association and driving force behind the current revolution in butterfly watching. This user-friendly guide, lavishly illustrated with more than 160 species, provides invaluable information for those who want identify almost any North American butterfly, create a butterfly-friendly garden, use the new breed of close-range binoculars, and protect butterfly environments.


Butterflies of Britain and Europe: A Photographic Guide
Haahtela, Tari
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An authoritative photographic guide to the butterflies of Europe.Packed with beautiful photography, this is the definitive guide to all 482 species of European butterflies with additional information on over 60 species found in the far east of Europe, stretching as far as the Urals and Caucasus.Detailed text and clear photographs--including views of both the upperwing and underwing where possible--allow identification of adult butterflies in the field. There is also useful information on their relative size, similar species, habitat, lifestyle and larval host plants, accompanied by accurate range maps.The result of collaboration between many European butterfly experts and photographers, and compiled by a Finnish team, this comprehensive guide represents the last word in butterfly identification.


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500 Butterflies: From Around the World
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500 Butterflies: From Around the World
Preston-Mafham, Ken
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This colorful and up-to-date guide features 500 species, subspecies and forms of butterfly from all continents and from a wide array of climatic regions. Stunning color images of butterflies, frequently in their natural habitat, complement the author's authoritative text and his personal observations of Lepidoptera in the wild. Adult butterflies, and on occasion their caterpillars, are illustrated.


Pocket Guide to the Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland (Field Guides, Second Edition)
Lewington, Richard
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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.


Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland (3rd Edition)
Waring, Paul
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This latest edition of the Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland has been fully revised, updated and restructured, bringing it in line with the latest thinking in taxonomy. Moths are illustrated in their natural resting postures, and there are also paintings of different forms, underwings and other details to help with identification. New descriptions and illustrations have been included for species that have been newly recorded in Britain and Ireland since the last edition of the guide was published. The text descriptions of all other species – covering field characters and similar species, flight season, life cycle, larval foodplants, and habitat – have been revised and updated where necessary, and particular attention has been paid to updating the distribution information, which is now supported by maps. The revised general introduction explains how the methods of identifying and recording moths have evolved over recent years with the advent of new technologies and as a result of data analysis.


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Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland (3rd Edition)
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Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland (3rd Edition)
Waring, Paul
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This latest edition of the Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland has been fully revised, updated and restructured, bringing it in line with the latest thinking in taxonomy. Moths are illustrated in their natural resting postures, and there are also paintings of different forms, underwings and other details to help with identification. New descriptions and illustrations have been included for species that have been newly recorded in Britain and Ireland since the last edition of the guide was published. The text descriptions of all other species – covering field characters and similar species, flight season, life cycle, larval foodplants, and habitat – have been revised and updated where necessary, and particular attention has been paid to updating the distribution information, which is now supported by maps. The revised general introduction explains how the methods of identifying and recording moths have evolved over recent years with the advent of new technologies and as a result of data analysis.NOTE: This is a Scratch & Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


The Butterflies of Britain and Ireland
Thomas, Jeremy
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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.• Written by Professor Jeremy Thomas, one of Europe's most distinguished butterfly experts• More than 900 colour artworks by Richard Lewington, Europe's leading butterfly artist, providing the most complete collection of images of British butterflies• Essays on each species include fascinating details of life history and ecology, information on identification, distribution, conservation status and folklore• Includes up-to-date distribution maps and life-cycle charts for each species


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Concise Butterfly and Moth Guide (The Wildlife Trusts)
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Concise Butterfly and Moth Guide (The Wildlife Trusts)
Bloomsbury Publishing
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This beautifully illustrated mini field guide is packed with information on the butterflies and moths of Britain and the near Continent.It covers more than 150 species, all of which are illustrated with superb full-colour artworks that show – where relevant – variations in colour, for example for male and female butterflies, as well as some of the most spectacular caterpillars.A concise written account covering size, description, habitat, flight times, distribution, foodplants and habits appears on the same page.The easy-to-follow layouts and superb artworks aid quick and accurate identification, and make this book an indispensable reference in the field as well as at home. It is compact enough to fit in the pocket, yet packed with essential information for the nature enthusiast.


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