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Handbook For Butterfly Watchers
     

Handbook For Butterfly Watchers

by Robert Michael Pyle, Sarah Anne Hughes (Illustrator), Sarah A. Hughes
 

This essential handbook covers where to find butterflies; how to observe and photograph them; their behavior, biology, ecology, and life histories; butterfly gardening; butterfly rearing; identification; and conservation.

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This essential handbook covers where to find butterflies; how to observe and photograph them; their behavior, biology, ecology, and life histories; butterfly gardening; butterfly rearing; identification; and conservation.

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"Pyle is America's butterfly guru. Here's a thorough butterfly guide—the first to emphasize watching, not collecting and possessing." Whole Earth Review
Booknews
Where to find butterflies; how to observe them and photograph them; their behavior, biology, ecology, and life histories; butterfly gardening; butterfly rearing; identification; and conservation. Beautifully written and beautifully illustrated (drawings by Sarah Anne Hughes). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395616291
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
06/26/1992
Edition description:
None
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
0.67(w) x 8.50(h) x 5.50(d)

Meet the Author

Sarah Anne Hughes is the illustrator of many books, including the Handbook for Butterfly Watchers .

ROBERT MICHAEL PYLE is the author of fourteen books, including Chasing Monarchs, Where Bigfoot Walks, and Wintergreen, which won the John Burroughs Medal. A Yale-trained ecologist and a Guggenheim fellow, he is a full-time writer living in southwestern Washington.

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