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Britain's Insects : A Field Guide to the Insects of Great Britain and Ireland, Paperback / softback Book

Britain's Insects : A Field Guide to the Insects of Great Britain and Ireland Paperback / softback

Part of the WILDGuides of Britain & Europe series

Paperback / softback


The go-to photographic guide to Britain and Ireland's insectsBritain's Insects is an innovative, up-to-date, carefully designed and beautifully illustrated field guide to Britain and Ireland's twenty-five insect orders, concentrating on popular groups and species that can be identified in the field.

Featuring superb photographs of live insects, the guide covers the key aspects of identification and provides information on status, distribution, seasonality, habitat, food plants and behaviour.

It also offers insight into the life history of the various insect groups, many of which are truly amazing.

This is the go-to guide for entomologists, naturalists, gardeners, wildlife photographers and anyone else interested in insects, whatever their level of knowledge. More than 2,600 stunning photographs, carefully selected to show key identification featuresPhoto guides to every insect order, covering 316 families and almost 850 generaCovers 1,653 species, of which 1,476 are illustratedDesigned to allow easy, accurate comparison of similar speciesUp-to-date distribution maps and charts summarizing adult seasonalityQR codes that link to sound recordings of grasshoppers and cricketsInformation on photographing and recording insects to help conservation




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