Butterflies of Georgia Field Guide

Author: Jaret C. Daniels
Publisher: Adventure Publications
ISBN: 159193057X
Release Date: 2004-08-01
Genre: Nature

Butterfly identification is now simple for everyone! This handy field guide focuses on 133 species of Ohio butterflies, arranged by color. See a blue butterfly? Turn to the blue section. Perfect for backyard or field use, this book features full-color photos of each butterfly plus an illustration that points out key identification marks. Youíll learn things youíve always wondered about butterflies while easily identifying the ones that you see.

Butterflies Through Binoculars

Author: Jeffrey Glassberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: MINN:31951D008970406
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Nature

For decades, bird watchers have delighted in the freedom and joy of nature armed only with binoculars and a good field guide. In more recent years, amateur naturalists have also turned their lenses to the world of butterflies, whose myriad species and fantastic shapes and colors offer an intriguing challenge to even the most seasoned birder. But while bird enthusiasts have always had the help of accurate and accessible handbooks, those observing butterflies have had no such advantage. Until now, that is.In this unique field guide, Jeffrey Glassberg has made butterfly watching a less frustrating and far more rewarding pastime, showing us how to find, identify, and enjoy the nearly 160 species that inhabit the Northeast. Butterflies Through Binoculars is the first butterfly guide to combine the immediacy and vividness of actual photographs of living butterflies with the traditional field guide format. While older guides cater to the collector, offering drawings that show the captured and mounted insect, this book shows butterflies in their natural poses and in the correct size relationship to related species. With Butterflies Through Binoculars in hand, the brilliant Tiger Swallowtail, the more dour Mourning Cloak, even the Rare Skipper itself will not elude identification by the beginning--or, for that matter, the more seasoned--observer. By focussing the guide on the Boston to Washington corridor, Glassberg has excluded the species from unrelated areas that have made older field guides so cumbersome. In addition, he provides entirely new field marks for butterfly identification, demonstrates how to identify subjects by way of the key characteristics butterflies are likely to display in their natural settings, shows how species can be recognized both from above and below, and explains how to differentiate between males and females.Besides being a handy guide to identification, Butterflies Through Binoculars also tells readers where to find particular species, giving a complete account of flight times, ranges, and seasonal patterns. Nine major locations for butterflying are described in great detail, and readers are directed to forty specific locations where uncommon--even rare--species can be found. And throughout the book, the basic natural history of each species is considered in a lively, readable fashion.For butterfly enthusiasts, for bird watchers who want to add a new dimension to their hobby, for anyone who is simply interested in exploring the wilds of their own back yard, Butterflies Through Binoculars will offer hours of delightful help and instruction.

Butterflies of Southern Africa

Author: Mark Williams
Publisher: Southern Book Pub of South Africa
ISBN: CORNELL:31924073225249
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Nature

This is an introductory field guide, specifically aimed at the user who has little knowledge of butterflies. The layout and text have been kept simple, to allow easy identification of species and groups in Southern Africa. The colour-coded plates enable the reader to first identify a butterfly by its most obvious characteristic - its colour, and are arranged irrespective of taxonomic relationships. Once the colour grouping has been established, the reader can gauge size, identify patterns, and then refer to the text to check features and establish distribution.

Dragonflies through Binoculars

Author: Sidney W. Dunkle
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199727295
Release Date: 2000-10-12
Genre: Nature

Dragonfly watching is fast becoming an enjoyable and exciting hobby for many of those who love butterfly watching. This book picks up on that trend and brings it to the reader in an attractive and accessible format. A new addition to Oxford's acclaimed Butterflies through Binoculars series of field guides, Dragonflies through Binoculars allows for quick and easy identification of all the 300-plus species of dragonflies that have been found in the United States and Canada. In these well-illustrated pages, Sidney W. Dunkle answers any query the beginner or expert might have on the subject of dragonfly-watching on this continent--what kind of binoculars to buy, where to start looking for dragonflies, how to photograph these striking creatures, which clubs or societies to join, and so forth. Other important features for this handy field guide include detailed accounts of every species mentioned, useful information on habitats, explanations of mating rituals, full-color photographs of most of the species described, and range maps.

Butterflies of the Carolinas

Author: Jaret C. Daniels
Publisher: Adventure Publications(MN)
ISBN: 1591930073
Release Date: 2004-04-01
Genre: Nature

Features photographs of each butterfly plus an illustration that points out key identification marks, arranged by color, and including the spicebush swallowtail, tawny emperor, and golden-banded skipper.

A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies

Author: Paul A. Opler
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0395904536
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Nature

Describes more than 524 species of butterflies, discussing their physical appearance, development, food, flight period, and location

Butterflies Through Binoculars

Author: Jeffrey Glassberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195106687
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Science

A guide emphasizing conservation over collection features field marks for butterfly identification, photos of butterflies in the wild, and maps indicating where each species occurs

Kaufman Field Guide to Butterflies of North America

Author: Jim P. Brock
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618768262
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Nature

The most user-friendly butterfly guide ever published, still handy and compact, now updated with the very latest information - Follows the latest classification, recognizing more than forty additional species - Includes four new color plates of Mexican-border rarities - More than 2,300 images of butterflies in natural poses - Pictorial table of contents - Convenient one-page index - Range maps on text pages

Butterflies Of Michigan Field Guide

Author: Jaret C. Daniels
Publisher: Adventure Publications
ISBN: 1591930987
Release Date: 2005-06
Genre: Nature

Butterfly identification is now simple for everyone! This handy field guide focuses on 133 species of Ohio butterflies, arranged by color. See a blue butterfly? Turn to the blue section. Perfect for backyard or field use, this book features full-color photos of each butterfly plus an illustration that points out key identification marks. Youíll learn things youíve always wondered about butterflies while easily identifying the ones that you see.

Butterflies of the Midwest

Author: Jaret C. Daniels
Publisher: Adventure Publications
ISBN: 9781591936350
Release Date: 2016-04-04
Genre: Nature

At the park, in the garden or on a walk, keep this tabbed booklet close at hand. Based on Jaret C. Daniels' best-selling butterfly field guides and featuring only Midwest species, Butterflies of the Midwest is organized by color for quick and easy identification. Narrow your choices by color, and view just a few butterflies at a time. The pocket-sized format is much easier to use than laminated foldouts, and the tear-resistant pages help to make the book durable in the field.

Butterflies of Alabama

Author: Paulette Haywood Ogard
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 9780817355951
Release Date: 2010-09-07
Genre: Gardening

A richly illustrated guide to the 84 known species of "true" butterflies living within the state's borders--Back cover.

Dragonflies and Damselflies of Georgia and the Southeast

Author: Giff Beaton
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820327956
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Nature

More than one hundred and fifty species of dragonflies and damselflies most likely to be seen throughout the U.S. Southeast north of Florida are covered in this abundantly illustrated guide that is organized for easy use in the field and contains information on the insects' life cycles, taxonomy, characteristics, habitats, distribution, behavior, and identification.

Butterflies of Florida Field Guide

Author: Jaret C. Daniels
Publisher: Adventure Publications(MN)
ISBN: 1591930057
Release Date: 2003-08-01
Genre: Nature

Butterfly identification is now simple for everyone! This handy field guide focuses on 133 species of Ohio butterflies, arranged by color. See a blue butterfly? Turn to the blue section. Perfect for backyard or field use, this book features full-color photos of each butterfly plus an illustration that points out key identification marks. Youíll learn things youíve always wondered about butterflies while easily identifying the ones that you see.

Butterflies Moths and Other Invertebrates of Costa Rica

Author: Carrol L. Henderson
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292779433
Release Date: 2010-08-25
Genre: Nature

At the biological crossroads of the Americas, Costa Rica hosts an astonishing array of plants and animals—over half a million species! Ecotourists, birders, and biologists come from around the world, drawn by the likelihood of seeing more than three or four hundred species of birds and other animals during even a short stay. To help all these visitors, as well as local residents, identify and enjoy the wildlife of Costa Rica, Carrol Henderson published Field Guide to the Wildlife of Costa Rica in 2002, and it instantly became the indispensable guide. Now Henderson has created a dedicated field guide to more than one hundred tropical butterflies, moths, and other invertebrates that travelers are most likely to see while exploring the wild lands of Costa Rica. He includes fascinating information on their natural history, ecology, identification, and behavior gleaned from his forty years of travels and wildlife viewing, as well as details on where to see these remarkable and beautiful creatures. The butterflies, moths, and other invertebrates are illustrated by over 180 stunning and colorful photographs—most of which were taken in the wild by Henderson. A detailed and invaluable appendix that identifies many of Costa Rica's best wildlife-watching destinations, lodges, and contact information for trip-planning purposes completes the volume.