A completely new edition of this invaluable Gem reference guide to the butterflies of Britain, this book uses both high-quality photographs and precise illustrations to make identification of 240 species easy and fun. Collins Gem Butterflies is a fascinating introduction to 240 of the most commonly found species of butterflies and moths in the British Isles. Each entry includes identifying illustrations of the butterfly or moth; details of distinguishing features which can help with identification; information on size, habitat, geographical range, and months when the butterfly or moth can be spotted.; the names of similar species with which the butterfly or moth could be confused; and details of the differences between them. All this information and much more is presented in a clear, highly illustrated format that Gem readers have come to know and love.
About the Author
Michael Chinery is the author of Collins Field Guide to Insects and Collins Pocket Guide to Insects.