The White Mountains of New Hampshire are renowned for their rugged beauty and unspoiled wilderness. They are the home to a dizzying variety of butterflies, including some that are found nowhere else on earth. This book, a cooperative project of the Audubon Society of New Hampshire and The Globe Pequot Press, is a comprehensive treatment of the region's butterflies. Color photographs, a detailed text by naturalist Warren Kiel, and spectacular ink drawings by artist Lois DeLuca combine to make this book both a superb guide and a celebration of butterflies.
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The White Mountain region, renowned for its rugged beauty and scenic wilderness is home to a wide variety of butterflies, some of which are found nowhere else on Earth. Whether you are lucky enough to spot the bright blue Spring Azure visiting flowering dogwood trees in May, the alpine White Mountain Fritillary near the summit of Mount Washington, or the strikingly checkered Baltimore in its swampy habitat, this beautiful field guide and reference book, a cooperative project between the Audubon Society of New Hampshire and The Globe Pequot Press, will help you identify and appreciate the butterflies found in this unique area of the Granite State.
This easy-to-use guide features: detailed information on each species; descriptions of five specific habitats; A guide to butterfly clubs and organizations; bibliography and recommended references.
With detailed watercolor drawings by artist Lois De Luca and spectacular photographs, this stunning book is both a field guide and a celebration of butterflies.
Warren J. Kiel began studying butterflies and other natural history subjects as a teenager. He is the generally acknowledged expert on the Lepidoptera of northern New Hampshire, especially the White Mountains. He lives in Whitefield, New Hampshire.
Lois DeLuca is a graduate of Syracuse University School of Fine Arts. She studied drawing with Hans Hofmann, woodcuts with Antonio Frasconi, and etching with Stanley Hayter. She is the author and artist of the children's book, How Big Am I. She resides in Hancock, New York.
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Book Description Falcon Pr Pub Co, Helena, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Helena: Falcon Pr Pub Co, 2003. Color photos, watercolors, ills., index, 195 pp. Hard Cover. New/New. Bookseller Inventory # 007703
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