by Bill Thompson III &
Written in collaboration with the Peterson Field Guide series and Bird Watcher's Digest
, this book compiles a wide range of information on hummingbirds and butterflies. More than just an identification field guide, it also offers tips on how to photograph these beautiful and elusive creatures and attract them to your back yard with plants, feeders and other features. It presents profiles of 15 common hummingbird species and 40 of the most common butterflies in North America.
Each hummingbird profile includes a color photograph of the male and female, a range map and a description, with notes on field marks, sound, behavior and preferred habitat. Each butterfly profile shows a color photograph and range map, along with details on the host plant, nectar plant, life cycle, habitat and more.
Softcover, 7" x 9", 288 pages, 2011.