Life Cycles of British and Irish Butterflies
With detailed descriptions and photos of the adult, egg, caterpillar and chrysalis of each species, this book provides unique insights into a hidden world. It includes over 1,300 high-quality colour photos that reveal the subtle beauty in something as small as a butterfly egg.
Life Cycles of British and Irish Butterflies is aimed at the typical butterfly enthusiast. In addition the book’s content has also been successfully tested by conservation scientists who need to record all stages when measuring the impact of habitat management and climate change. Recent discoveries have also documented here for the first time.
Butterflies are infinitely fascinating. What may start as a simple hobby of photographing the adult insects can evolve into a deep interest in their immature stages, ecology and conservation and this book will help light your way.