New Irish Butterfly Book

IRELAND’S BUTTERFLIES A REVIEW by DAVID NASH, TREVOR BOYD & DEIRDRE HARDIMAN

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 Contains some 350 photographs, drawings, maps and charts will be shortly published by The Dublin Naturalists’ Field Club.Ireland’s Butterflies A Review. All thirty four species of butterflies regularly seen in Ireland with their eggs, larvae, pupae and distributions are described. The rarer vagrant butterflies to our shores are also illustrated. Site descriptions are complemented by a selection of photographs.

The various chapters include a history of the study of butterflies in Ireland, geology soils and climate, conservation, gardening for butterflies, species accounts, sites of interest and appendices with supplementary information.

Unique to this publication is the chapter on The Butterfly as an Insect which illustrates and details the behaviour, function and form of the butterfly.

Thanks to a variety of support we are able to offer this book at a very attractive price of €18 with a limited introductory offer of €15.

 ISBN 978 0 9530037 2 3. Hardback. All colour printing, 272 pages. Publication date late February / early-March 2012 

Further information is available at http://www.butterflyireland.com/book_orders.htm 

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