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Animals are often heard before they are spotted, and this book serves as an excellent guide to help identify 76 creatures (mammals, birds, amphibians and insects), based primarily on their calls. For each of the species listed, there is a full-colour photograph, distribution map and brief facts about its life history and behaviour.
Eco-friendly gardening is fast catching on. Butterflies are visible signs of a healthy garden, and, with their whimsical flight patterns and glorious colours, they are among the most alluring of our aerial visitors.
Helps you to learn how a deathwatch beetle finds its mate, about the importance of houseflies, why butterflies have spots on their wings, about dragonfly sex, bed-bugs and wasps.
This beautiful notebook features peonies and butterflies from the RHS Lindley Library, is printed on silver laminate and includes a ribbon marker
Pocket Guide: Insects of South Africa covers both common and interesting insects from South Africa, making it possible to identify a wide range of local species. Some 260 insects are featured, many of which we may have spotted in our houses and gardens.
The product of more than twenty years of study and field experience, "The Pollen Wasps" gathers current data on all that is known about the masarines: their biogeography, life history, and associated insects and other microfauna.
Butterflies of North Texas: This pocket-sized, waterproof guide features color photos in a side-by-side format that beautifully illustrates over 80 species of butterflies and most of their caterpillars found in northern Texas, including the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Along with many of the more common species, several of the regions most unique species are included: Pipevine and Eastern Tiger Swallowtails; Olympic Marble; Banded and White-M Hairstreaks; Henrys Elfin; Eastern Tailed-Blue; Gorgone Checkerspot; Hayhursts Scallopwing; and Cobweb, Crossline, Zabulon and Dusted skippers. Common and scientific names, adult size, season when that can be found, and their caterpillar host plants are listed, making it ideal for field use. Nature enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy using this marvelous guide.