Butterflies Through Binoculars: The East

Butterflies Through Binoculars: The East : A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Eastern North America

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This field guide. covering the butterflies of the eastern United States to a western boundary running from the eastern Dakotas to east Texas, identifies butterflies in their habitat, and includes information on unique field marks and flight patterns, ranges, seasonal abundance, and food plants. It is beautifully illustrated with 71 colour plates, with photographs of all the butterflies native to the eastern United States. The guide will allow butterfly watchers to identify butterflies in the field without the need to collect them. This guide, beginning a series of field guides, is a big improvement over the Audobon and Peterson guides, and one of the finest, most reliable, and useful field guides to any subject.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 139.7 x 208.28 x 25.4mm | 657.71g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous colour plates, 23 line drawings
  • 0195106687
  • 9780195106688

Review quote

"The life blood of Dr. Jeffrey Glassberg's new field guide are the superb photographs of living butterflies. Over 300 species of butterflies occurring in the eastern half of the United States and southeastern Canada are covered. The uniformly high quality of the photographs is instantly obvious....Glassberg and all those who helped him are to be commended on having produced a truly state of the art field guide."--News of the Lepidopterists' Society "The life blood of Dr. Jeffrey Glassberg's new field guide are the superb photographs of living butterflies. Over 300 species of butterflies occurring in the eastern half of the United States and southeastern Canada are covered. The uniformly high quality of the photographs is instantly obvious....Glassberg and all those who helped him are to be commended on having produced a truly state of the art field guide."--News of the Lepidopterists' Society "The life blood of Dr. Jeffrey Glassberg's new field guide are the superb photographs of living butterflies. Over 300 species of butterflies occurring in the eastern half of the United States and southeastern Canada are covered. The uniformly high quality of the photographs is instantly obvious....Glassberg and all those who helped him are to be commended on having produced a truly state of the art field guide."--News of the Lepidopterists' Society "The life blood of Dr. Jeffrey Glassberg's new field guide are the superb photographs of living butterflies. Over 300 species of butterflies occurring in the eastern half of the United States and southeastern Canada are covered. The uniformly high quality of the photographs is instantlyobvious....Glassberg and all those who helped him are to be commended on having produced a truly state of the art field guide."--News of the Lepidopterists' Society "The life blood of Dr. Jeffrey Glassberg's new field guide are the superb photographs of living butterflies. Over 300 species of butterflies occurring in the eastern half of the United States and southeastern Canada are covered. The uniformly high quality of the photographs is instantly obvious....Glassberg and all those who helped him are to be commended on having produced a truly state of the art field guide."--News of the Lepidopterists' Societyshow more

About Jeffrey Glassberg

Dr. Jeffrey Glassberg is President of the North American Butterfly Association and editor of American Butterflies magazine. He lives in Morristown, New Jersey.show more

Table of contents

Acknowledgements ; Introduction ; Color Plate Section ; Species Accounts ; Appendix ; Bibliography ; Organizations Concerned with Butterflies ; Photographic Credits ; Glossaryshow more

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