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The Butterflies of Britain and Ireland (2nd Edition)

The Butterflies of Britain and Ireland (2nd Edition)

Jeremy Thomas, Illustrated by Richard Lewington

An authoritative account of our butterflies, accessibly written and beautifully illustrated. First published in 1991, it sold out in the early 1990s. This completely revised edition includes substantially revised species accounts, all including the latest information and research. Also contains nearly 100 new artworks painted by Richard Lewington.

Provides comprehensive coverage of all the resident and migratory butterflies found in Great Britain and Ireland, including the latest information on newly discovered species such as Réal's Wood White and the Geranium Bronze.

  • Written by Jeremy Thomas, one of Europe's most accomplished butterfly experts.
  • More than 900 exquisitely detailed colour artworks by Richard Lewington, Europe's leading butterfly artist, providing the most complete collection of images of British butterflies.
  • The 'beautifully rounded and balanced essays' on each species include fascinating details of life history and ecology, information on identification, distribution, conservation status and folklore.
  • Includes a general introduction, further reading and index.
  • Information for each species includes, life cycle and up-to-date map of distribution - based on latest data from Butterfly Conservation.

288 pages.

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