2 edition of Field Guide to the Dragonflies of Britain and Europe found in the catalog.
|Statement||Bloomsbury Publishing Plc|
|Publishers||Bloomsbury Publishing Plc|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 70 p. :|
|Number of Pages||98|
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He has also designed and illustrated wildlife stamps for a number of countries. Region covered is all of Europe, from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean basin, including western Turkey, Cyprus, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and the Azores, Canaries and Madeira. Each species is lavishly illustrated with artworks of males and females, immatures, colour varieties, detailed side views, and close-ups of important characters.
The illustrations capture those critical features in a way photographs rarely can, but for many species the authors have included photographs too, so you get the best of both worlds.
looking for these aerial jewels. Twitter smallshire Andy Swash is managing director of WILD Guides and a well-known wildlife photographer and author. A guide to all the dragonflies and damselflies of Britain and Europe. He first became interested in insects as a child when he inherited a cabinet of insects from his father.
Unique comparison plates for difficult groups• The detailed descriptions of the species and the brilliant colour pictures will enable you to determine most of the species without any problems. A good field guide is indispensable if you want to identify the dragonflies and damselflies you see.
looking for these aerial jewels. Description: The second edition includes fully revised regional guides and identification texts, updated distribution maps and conservation statuses, illustrated accounts for five species that have been discovered in the region since the first edition, updated checklists and taxonomy, new photographs throughout, as well as an introduction to larvae identification. He first became interested in insects as a child when he inherited a cabinet of insects from his father.
Easy to use by beginners and experts alike, avoiding technical terms Dave Smallshire is an ecologist, lecturer and wildlife tour guide, and plays an active role in the British Dragonfly Society.
It is a marvel of concise clear information transfer. The first edition of the Field Guide to the Dragonflies of Britain and Europe was a ground-breaking identification guide that led to an increase in Odonata recording across Europe.
The discovery of the first Anax ephippiger in The Netherlands in 1995 incited an active involvement in Dutch dragonfly work. Concise species profiles highlight key identification features and provide information on behaviour, habitat preferences, distribution, flight periods, status and conservation.
Fully updated, revised and redesigned, this 2014 edition features full descriptions, ecological notes and distribution maps, as well as a general introduction and regional guide to the best places to watch dragonflies. "---Eric Brown, News Shopper "Glorious guide. KD was a founding member of the Dutch society for odonatology in 1997, as editor of its journal Brachytron, and co-edited and co-authored the handbook of Dutch Odonata published in 2002.
Where necessary, simple keys and tables of similar species are provided.
this comprehensive and easy to read guide has it all! This ground-breaking identification guide to all the dragonflies and damselflies of Britain and Europe brings some of the top field experts in Odonata from across the continent together with Richard Lewington, widely accepted to be Europe's foremost illustrator of insects.
Nowhere will you find as much information on identification of European, north African and Turkish Odonata as in this book.