Dragonflies (Collins New Naturalist)

Dragonflies (Collins New Naturalist)


Dragonflies are one of the so much old of dwelling creatures - few insect teams fascinate as a lot or are extra instantly recognisable. during this seminal new paintings, Philip Corbet and Stephen Brooks study the behaviour, ecology and distribution of dragonflies in Britain and eire, putting emphasis at the bugs' habitats and on measures had to preserve them. released in 1960 - with Philip Corbet as contributing writer - quantity forty-one of the recent Naturalist sequence supplied the 1st in-depth examine of the biology of British dragonflies, supporting to motivate many of us to take an curiosity in those fascinating bugs. during this new quantity, Corbet has teamed up with Stephen Brooks, supplying a desirable new outlook at the typical heritage of dragonflies. The authors have mixed their wisdom and adventure to assist light up the relevance of British dragonfly species, putting them within the total context of common background from a broader, around the globe point of view. Illustrated with appealing images all through, New Naturalist Dragonflies explores all facets of the organic importance of dragonfly behaviour, hence revealing the wonder and hidden complexity of those robust, agile, flying predators.

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