Winner of a 2018 National Outdoor Book Award
Easy to use and beautifully illustrated with more than 600 color photographs and nearly 200 maps, Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest
is a must-have for nature lovers in Washington, Oregon, western Idaho, northern California, and British Columbia. The profiles include preferred common name for both genus and species, type locality, conservation status, the look and distinguishing traits of each butterfly, the preferred foodplants and nectar plants, habitat and range, and much more. Additional information includes a brief introduction to how butterflies work and details on ecology and conservation.
- Describes more than 200 of the region’s most common and distinctive butterflies
- 17 illustrative plates for comparing and identifying species
- Nearly 200 range maps
- Clear color-coded layout
- Essential reference for nature enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels