Butterflies Through Binoculars

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

Author: Jeffrey Glassberg

Publisher: Butterflies Through Binoculars

ISBN: 0195106687

Category: Nature

Page: 242

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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
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Butterflies Through Binoculars

Information on the butterflies and best butterflying sites in Florida with photographs, detailed range maps, and identification data.

Author: Jeffrey Glassberg

Publisher: Butterflies Through Binoculars

ISBN: UOM:39015050279671

Category: Nature

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Butterfly enthusiasts, nature lovers, and curious general readers will perhaps be surprised to learn that Florida's butterfly fauna is unique--and that, until the appearance of this volume, there has been no adequate field guide for the butterflies of this region. This guide simplifies identification by illustrating only species found in Florida--using superb photographs of live butterflies coupled with detailed range maps and identification data. It also offers, with unprecedented detail, much information on flight times and abundances for each of five Florida subregions, including reports on 70 localities in which to find butterflies. Lastly, discussions of the foodplants for each species along with suggestions for attracting these species to one's garden make this work invaluable for all Florida gardeners interested in butterflies.
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Butterflies through Binoculars

This field guide offers a comprehensive display of all the magnificent butterflies of the western region, stretching from the plains of middle America to the Pacific coast, and from southwestern Canada all the way to the Hawaiian islands.

Author: Jeffrey Glassberg

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199727247

Category: Nature

Page: 385

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This field guide offers a comprehensive display of all the magnificent butterflies of the western region, stretching from the plains of middle America to the Pacific coast, and from southwestern Canada all the way to the Hawaiian islands. Jeffrey Glassberg's acclaimed Butterflies Through Binoculars series has essentially revolutionized the way we view butterflies. Featuring an extensive array of photographs, this new volume offers expert guidance in locating, identifying, and enjoying all the butterflies of the West. In fact, together with its companion volume Butterflies Through Binoculars: The East, every type of butterfly from the continental United States is described and, in most cases, photographed. As a complement to its outstanding instruction in spotting both rare and common butterfly species, the volume also includes range maps, advice on food plants, wing areas, flight times, and a host of other butterfly facts. Moreover, each stunning photograph contains identification marks, shown clearly for ease in positive identification. From butterfly biology to butterfly conservation, this useful and practical field guide provides all the necessary information to make your butterfly experience a success. Whether you are a butterfly enthusiast, a birder, a conservationist, or a nature lover in general, this guide is the ideal accompaniment to your search for western butterflies.
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Butterflies of Alabama

Books about Butterflies Allen, Thomas J. The Butterflies of West Virginia and Their Caterpillars. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1997. ... Butterflies through Binoculars: The East (Butterflies through Binoculars Series).

Author: Paulette Haywood Ogard

Publisher: University of Alabama Press

ISBN: 9780817355951

Category: Gardening

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

Wildlife Gardening with Kids--Simple Ways to Attract Birds, Butterflies, Toads, and More to Your Garden April Pulley Sayre ... Butterflies through Binoculars: The East. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. . Butterflies through ...

Author: April Pulley Sayre

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 9781590309179

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

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Turn your garden into a hummingbird hotspot, a haven for butterflies, and a thriving ecosystem that will delight and inspire the young and young-at-heart. Gardening with children is a pleasure in itself, but when you learn to include wildlife in your plans, gardening becomes an even more joyful family experience. Creating a garden that invites wildlife opens up a wider world of nature for investigation, inspiration, and delight. Begin to see your yard from an animal’s perspective; discover plants that attract colorful birds and bugs; embrace sensory experiences that native plants and creatures bring; and understand how your yard fits into the surrounding landscape. Along the way you will discover simple ways you can actively support wildlife in your immediate environment, no matter where you live. This family-friendly guide to wildlife gardening leads you on a path to discovery, where trees are transformed into bird and animal habitats, where sunny spots are revered for dragonfly viewing, and where your entire garden becomes an animal-welcoming kingdom.
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Butterfly Gardening

Butterflies through Binoculars: A Field Guide to Butterflies in the Boston, New York, Washington Region. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. Glassberg, Jeffrey. Butterflies through Binoculars: The East ...

Author: Jane Hurwitz

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691170343

Category: Nature

Page: 288

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An indispensable and lavishly illustrated guide to creating a garden that attracts and sustains butterflies Butterfly gardening creates habitats that support butterflies, connecting us with some of the most beautiful creatures in the natural world and bringing new levels of excitement and joy to gardening. In this engaging and accessible guide, lavishly illustrated with more than two hundred color photographs and maps, accomplished butterfly gardener Jane Hurwitz presents essential information on how to choose and cultivate plants that will attract a range of butterflies to your garden and help sustain all the stages of their life cycles. An indispensable resource for aspiring and experienced butterfly gardeners alike, Butterfly Gardening is the most gardener-friendly source on the subject, covering all the practical details needed to create a vibrant garden habitat that fosters butterflies. It tells you which plants support which butterflies, depending on where you live; it describes what different butterflies require in the garden over the course of their lives; and it shows you how to become a butterfly watcher as well as a butterfly gardener. While predominantly recommending regionally native plants, the book includes information on non-native plants. It also features informative interviews with experienced butterfly gardeners from across the United States. These gardeners share a wealth of information on plants and practices to draw butterflies to all kinds of gardens--from small suburban gardens to community plots and larger expanses. Whether you are a gardener who wants to see more butterflies in your garden, a butterfly enthusiast who wants to bring that passion to the garden, or someone who simply wants to make their garden or yard friendlier to Monarchs or other butterflies, this is a must-have guide. An essential guide for aspiring and experienced butterfly gardeners Encourages readers to rethink gardening choices to support butterflies and other pollinators in their gardens and communities Introduces gardeners to butterfly watching Includes regional lists of plant species that are time-proven to help sustain butterflies and their caterpillars Features informative interviews with expert butterfly gardeners from across the United States
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Gardening for Butterflies

Allen, Thomas J. The Butterflies of West Virginia and Their Caterpillars. Pittsburgh, PA: University of ... Butterflies Through Binoculars: The East, A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Eastern North America. New York: Oxford University ...

Author: The Xerces Society

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604697612

Category: Gardening

Page: 288

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“No matter the size or shape of your growing area, this will guide you through creating a butterfly-friendly space.” —Mother Earth News Welcome the world’s most exquisite visitors to your garden! Gardening for Butterflies, by the experts at the Xerces Society, introduces you to a variety of butterflies who need our help, and shows you how to design a habitat where they will thrive. This optimistic call to arms is packed with everything you need to create a beautiful, pollinator-friendly garden. You will learn why butterflies matter, why they are in danger, and what simple steps we can take to make a difference. You'll also learn how to choose the right plants and how to create a garden that flutters and flourishes with life.
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Butterflies of Oklahoma Kansas and North Texas

Several books are available to help you identify and learn about the butterflies not covered in this book . For the eastern portion of our region , Butterflies through Binoculars : The East ( J. Glassberg , 1999 ) and A Field Guide to ...

Author: John M. Dole

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN: 0806135549

Category: Nature

Page: 282

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Written for anyone wishing to identify, attract, raise, or photograph butterflies common to America's southern plains, this guide includes instructions on building a butterfly sanctuary, descriptions of twenty prime butterfly spotting sites in the region, and color photographs of one hundred species of butterflies in their natural habitat. Original.
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A Naturalist s Guide to the Great Plains

Butterflies of the Rocky Mountain States. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Glassberg, J. 1999. Butterflies through Binoculars, the East: A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Eastern North America. New York: Oxford University Press.

Author: Paul A. Johnsgard

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781609621261

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Butterfly Gardening for Texas

Gerberg, Eugene J., and Ross H. Arnette Jr. Florida Butterflies. Baltimore: Natural Science Publications, 1989. Glassberg, Jeffery. Butterflies through Binoculars—the East. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. ———. Butterflies through ...

Author: Geyata Ajilvsgi

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

ISBN: 9781603448062

Category: Gardening

Page: 448

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Texas hosts an unparalleled number of butterfly species, and whether one lives near the beaches of the Gulf Coast or in the mountains of the Trans-Pecos, all Texans can enjoy the color and tranquility that butterflies bring to any outdoor space. In Butterfly Gardening for Texas, author and expert Geyata Ajilvsgi shares a wealth of practical information about all kinds of butterflies and the many flowers and other plants they utilize in their miraculous life cycle: from hidden egg to munching caterpillar to cryptic chrysalis to nectar-sipping, winged adult. Written in an engaging, nontechnical style for anyone who wants to attract butterflies to the yard or garden, the book provides tips for making gardens caterpillar- and butterfly-friendly, in-depth profiles of more than fifty butterflies, descriptions of the food plants for a variety of both caterpillars and butterflies, and plant lists for easy selection and substitution, depending on where you live and what is available. For those who want specific advice on what to plant where, Ajilvsgi has designed useful, adaptable landscape plans and extensive planting options for each of seven state regions. Helpful appendices aid gardeners in taking photographs of the butterflies they attract, in locating sources for seeds and plants, and in finding organizations and other instructive publications for additional information about these beautiful and beneficial insects. As the popularity of butterfly gardening continues to increase, gardeners of all skill levels will find Butterfly Gardening for Texas an invaluable source of guidance and inspiration.
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