BUTTERFLIES IN THE BACKYARD
by Scott Shalaway
2004, 96 pages, plus 8 color photo plates. Part natural history, part gardening guide, this book contains solid information on butterfly and moth behavior and habitats, and explains in careful detain how to attract butterflies and moths to your garden with plants and feeders. Descriptions for 40 species cover eggs, caterpillar, adult, habitat, range, comments, winter strategy, caterpillar host plants, and adult food sources.
The guide includes information on migration and conservation efforts. An identification guide for the common North American species, lists of nectar-producing plants, caterpillar food plants, invasive plants to avoid, and index of species are also provided. Paperback; 6 x 9″.
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