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Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest (A Timber Press Field Guide) (Paperback)

Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest (A Timber Press Field Guide) By Robert Michael Pyle, Caitlin C. LaBar Cover Image
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Ideal for birders, hikers, and foragers, the Timber Press Field Guides are the perfect tools for loving where you live.
Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest is a comprehensive field guide to the region’s most common and distinctive butterflies. Profiles include preferred common name for both genus and species, conservation status, the look and distinguishing traits of each butterfly, habitat, and range, and much more. Additional information includes a brief introduction to how butterflies work and details on ecology and conservation.
  • Covers Washington, Oregon, western Idaho, northern California, and British Columbia
  • Describes and illustrates 200 of the most common and distinctive butterflies
  • 712 spectacular photographs, 200 range maps, and 17 illustrative plates for comparing and identifying species
  • Clear color-coded layout

About the Author

Noted lepidopterist and writer Robert Michael Pyle is the founder of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation and the founding chairman of the IUCN/SSC’s Lepidoptera Specialist Group. A Yale-trained ecologist and Guggenheim fellow, he is a full-time biologist, teacher, and speaker, and the author of numerous books.

Pacific Northwest native Caitlin C. LaBar was born with a fascination for insects, which has developed into an interest in studying the habitats and life histories of butterflies. A geographer and GIS technician by training and a conservationist by nature, she enjoys photographing and collecting local butterflies and working on various butterfly mapping projects. 

Praise For…

“Pyle has done it again, authoring a brand-new butterfly book that's just grand. It's easy to use and beautifully illustrated. . . . Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest is a must-have for nature lovers in this region.” —Source

“In this outstanding guide, over 200 different butterflies found in the Pacific Northwest are pictured and described. All the small details which make a topnotch guide are present:  hardy paper cover, color-coded layout, range maps, comparison plates, crisp color photography and clear and understandable text. It’s the perfect guide for Northwest butterfly enthusiasts young and old.”—National Outdoor Book Awards

Product Details
ISBN: 9781604696936
ISBN-10: 1604696931
Publisher: Timber Press
Publication Date: April 3rd, 2018
Pages: 464
Language: English
Series: A Timber Press Field Guide