Publications - Books

The State of Butterflies in Britain and Ireland book cover GIFThe State of Butterflies in Britain and Ireland", the follow-up to the highly successful Butterflies for the New Millenium atlas, is available to purchase from the publishers, Nature Bureau (price: £14.00 inc. p&p)

Asher, J., Warren, M.S., Fox, R., Harding, P.T., Jeffcoate, G., & Jeffcoate, S. (2001) The Millenium Atlas of Butterflies in Great Britain and Ireland Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Fuller, M. (1983b) Butterflies of Wiltshire. Pisces publications, Newbury.

Heath, J., Pollard, E., & Thomas, J. (1984) Atlas of butterflies in Britain and Ireland. Penguin, London.

Pollard, E. & Yates, T.J. (1993b) Monitoring butterflies for ecology and conservation. Chapman and Hall, London.

Thomas, J.A., Surry, R., Shreeves, W., & Steele, C. (1998) New atlas of Dorset butterflies Dorset Natural History & Archaeological Society, Dorchester.


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