Britain’s Dragonflies 4th edition

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Britain’s Dragonflies 4th edition Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Princeton University Press View more from this series: WILDGuides Series Pages: 232 Illustrations and other contents: 500+ color photos. 550+ color + b/w illus. 66 maps. ISBN: 9780691181417 Categories: , ,

Britain’s Dragonflies is the only comprehensive photographic field guide to the damselflies and dragonflies of Great Britain and Ireland. Written by two of Britain’s foremost Dragonfly experts, this fully revised and updated fourth edition features hundreds of stunning images and identification charts covering all 57 resident, migrant and former breeding species, and six potential vagrants.

Britain’s Dragonflies focuses on the identification of both adults and larvae, highlighting the key features. Detailed species profiles provide concise information on identification, distribution, flight periods, behaviour, habitat, status and conservation. Other sections cover biology; how to watch, photograph, record and monitor Dragonflies; conservation status and legislation; and introduced exotic species.

Weight0.7 kg
"A MUST have for anyone with a casual interest or the serious observer in (odonata) dragonflies and damselflies, the new edition of a definitive guide is packed with fully revised up-to-date information. . . . The most beautiful and comprehensive guide currently available."---Christopher Heaton, Towpath Talk "The authors and the BDS are to be congratulated on producing a first-rate, full colour, field identification guide to British Dragonflies."---John Badmin, British Journal of Entomology "If there is a better book on the market covering dragonfly and damselfly identification I have yet to see it."---Eric Brown, News Shopper

Author Biography

Dave Smallshire is an ecologist, lecturer and wildlife tour guide, and plays an active role in the British Dragonfly Society. He formerly worked as an environmental adviser to the UK government. Andy Swash is an ecologist, a renowned wildlife photographer and tour leader and managing director of WILDGuides. He is the coauthor of five other books in the WILDGuides Britain's Wildlife series, and has written and edited many other titles.