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Britain's Day-flying Moths:
A Field Guide to the Day-flying Moths of Britain and Ireland
David Newland, Robert Still, & Andy Swash
Technical Advice by Mark Parsons

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Sample Page: Forester [PDF only]

ADDITIONAL REVIEWS:

"[T]he book certainly lives up to WILDGuides' own very high standards and is a welcome addition to the lay naturalist's library. It ably demonstrates that the separation of moths and butterflies is an artificial one and will make any outing in the field more enjoyable, particularly for those who focus only on butterflies. We believe that this book will become an essential item in a transect walker's rucksack and will undoubtedly contribute to the awareness and monitoring of day-flying moths. As such, it is highly recommended."--Mike Wall and Peter Eeles, UK Butterflies

"You should add this publication to your bookshelves."--RC, Highland News

"This book would be a useful addition for beginners and intermediate-level lepidopterists to use in the field. It is well presented, in a clear format, and even comes with a protective PVC cover, and at a great price too!"--Jim Wheeler, Norfolk Moths

"[T]his absolutely wonderful guide is bright, beautiful, and--like the UK's day-flying moths--far more interesting than you might first think. Fascinating and extremely important indicators of the health of the environment, day-flying moths are nothing like as different from butterflies as you might think: buy Britain's Day-flying Moths, keep it handy, and watch any prejudices you might have against moths simply dissolve away."--Talking Naturally

"This little book represents an excellent source for identifying the regular day-flying moths. . . . [T]he book can act as a good first port of call when looking for an identification. The short section on micro-moths is also just a taster, which will hopefully lead the reader further into the subject. It is a practical book to take into the field, coming with a waterproof cover . . . it is a bargain introduction to these fascinating insects."--Neil Bowman, Birdwatch

"The book concludes with extremely comprehensive advice on Conservation, Legislation, Recording and Monitoring and Further Reading which is invaluable. . . . [A]nything which introduces the diurnal butterfly watcher to the wider nocturnal world of the moth enthusiast can only be applauded. It is a well-produced, informative guide, worthy of the series and certainly on this basis this reviewer wishes it every success."--John Phillips, British Journal of Entomology and Natural History

"As is usual with the WildGuides books, this is a well-thought and user-friendly guide. . . . Highly recommended."--BTO-News-online

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