Butterflies through Binoculars: The West

Jeffrey Glassberg


Oxford University Press

Publication Date:

July 26, 2001


Coastal, Prairie, Regional, Wildlife

This book is a field guide to the butterflies of Western North America. The book offers a comprehensive display of all the magnificent butterflies of the western region, stretching from the plains of middle America to the Pacific coast, and from southwestern Canada all the way to the Hawaiian islands. The guide contains over 1,000 stunning photographs that capture live butterflies in the wild and show their relative size, which aids in identification. The book also includes range maps, color-coded to indicate the number of broods in each region, inform butterfly watchers where they should look for each species. The guide is a great resource for those interested in learning more about the butterflies of Western North America.