Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

    Why Every Fly Counts: A Documentation about the Value and Endangerment of Insects

    By Hans-Dietrich Reckhaus

    Hardback £24.85

    This book discusses the beneficial and harmful effects of insects and explains their development and significance for biodiversity.Threatening pests or threatened beneficials? What are the effects of climate change: Will the number of insects continue to increase?

    Insects

    Hardback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Over 2 billion people regularly eat insects as part of their diet, and the world is home to around 1,900 edible insect species. Instead it's an informative field guide: exploring the origins of insect eating, offering tips on finding edible bugs and serving up a few delicious ideas of how...

    Britain's Spiders

    By Helen Smith

    Paperback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    Britain's Spiders is a photographic guide to all 37 of the British families, focussing on spiders that can be identified in the field. Illustrated with a remarkable collection of photographs, it is designed to be accessible to a wide audience, including those new to spider identification. This book pushes the...

    Naturalist\'s Guide to the Butterflies of Great Britain & Northern Europe

    By Ted Benton

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £9.65

    This easy-to-use, fully comprehensive identification guide to the 159 butterflies found in Britain, Ireland, Scandinavia, Belgium, Netherlands and the Baltics is perfect for amateur naturalists.

    Naturalist's Guide to the Butterflies of India

    By Peter Smetacek

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 butterfly species most commonly seen in India is perfect for resident and visitor alike.

    Book of Bees

    By Piotr Socha

    Hardback Save £5.12 = £13.83

    How do bees communicate? What does a beekeeper do? Did you know that Napoleon loved bees? Who survived being stung by 2,443 bees? This book answers all these questions and many more, tracking the history of bees from the time of the dinosaurs to their current plight.

    Wonderful Insects

    Paperback £7.85

    Rainbow Dust: Three Centuries of Delight in British Butterflies

    By Peter Marren

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Much more than just another field guide or a natural history of butterflies Rainbow Dust explores the ways in which butterflies delight and inspire us all, naturalists and non-naturalists alike.

    British Butterflies and Moths

    By Paul Sterry

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    A comprehensive and fully illustrated guide, this book is the definitive photographic reference guide for anyone interested in butterflies and moths found in Britain and Ireland.

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