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5.0 out of 5 stars Great for Britain
In a short time, I've learnt to ID Britain's butterflies with only this book and a pair of close-focusing binoculars - it's all you need.

Lewington's illustrations (of all four life stages) are wonderful; that perfect marriage of science and art that makes such a field guide a thing of beauty as well as of use.

The supporting text, angled towards...
Published on 23 July 2006 by Andy

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3.0 out of 5 stars Pocket guide to the Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland
This pocket guide to the butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland is handy to carry around. The pictures and descriptions are good. Pity it has no photos.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellant Book, 29 Sep 2013
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A great pocket guide that will use readily, illustrations superb and interesting read, distribution of species good too, a classic
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5.0 out of 5 stars Happy Butterfly Hunter, 11 Sep 2013
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Perfect book. Chrystal clear pictures, having fun on the South Downs searching for butterflies. Was greatly reccommended by our walking guide.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect guide for a beginner, 18 Aug 2013
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I bought this in order to identify butterflies (obviously) as an absolute beginner. And, I have found this to be an excellent guide with perfectly illustrated and acurate pictures by R. Lewington. This summer has been made so much more enjoyable as a result of this book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Butterfly book, 26 Sep 2011
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Even if you are new to butterfly observing this book is easy to follow and understand. It has got some great pictures that really help too.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent little book, 24 Aug 2011
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A handy little book for taking out and about on walks - fits nicely into my coat pocket or bag alongside my lightweight binoculars. Has just the right level of detail I want as an amateur spotter, and the illustrations are very pretty.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Pocket Guide to Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland, 9 May 2011
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This is a most excellent book, small enough to slip into your pocket, the illustrations and information are second to none.Pocket Guide to the Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland
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5.0 out of 5 stars Richard Lewington Pocket Guide to Butterflies, 10 April 2011
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Handy sized guide for taking out in the field. Richard Lewington's illustrations have always been first class. Like the fact that other stages of the butterfly life cycle are also illustrated. Up to date and good desriptive text. For the price why wouldn't you buy it?
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5.0 out of 5 stars Useful, 8 Aug 2010
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Handy little book that lists most, if not all butterflies in the UK with illustrations. Explains the complete life cycle of butterflies and includes illustrations of the caterpillars, eggs and chrysalis.
Now I just have to find a similar book for moths..
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5.0 out of 5 stars Pocket Guide to Butterflies, 4 Aug 2010
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I ordered this as a present, and it came on time, and in great condition.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Flutterby, 15 July 2010
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A little book you can take to the meadow and match the butterflies to the pictures while the dog is chasing them through the grass.
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