Field Guide to Butterflies of the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento Valley Regions (California Natural History Guides)

Field Guide to Butterflies of the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento Valley Regions (California Natural History Guides)


The California Tortoiseshell, West Coast girl, pink Admiral, and Golden Oak Hairstreak are only a number of the many butterfly species present in the floristically wealthy San Francisco Bay and Sacramento Valley areas. This advisor, written for either starting and skilled butterfly watchers through one of many nation's best-known specialist lepidopterists, presents thorough, up to date details on all the butterfly species present in this different and obtainable quarter. Written in energetic prose, it discusses the normal background and conservation prestige for those butterflies and even as presents an built-in view of butterfly biology in line with experiences performed in northern California and worldwide. Compact adequate to be used within the box, the consultant additionally contains tips about butterfly looking at, images, gardening, and more.
* Discusses and identifies greater than one hundred thirty species
* Species money owed contain details on choosing butterflies via habit, markings, and host plants
* appealing full-color plates illustrate best and backside perspectives of wings for simpler identification
* features a species list and a glossary

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