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Stokes Butterfly Book : The Complete Guide to Butterfly Gardening, Identification, and Behavior by Donald Stokes (1991)


Softcover in Fine/Like New (Fn or F) condition. Please see our guide to book conditions for more details. Original 1991 edition. 

his comprehensive guide, illustrated with more than 140 stunning color photographs, tells you all you need to know to attract butterflies to your yard, identify them, and understand their behavior. The Stokes Butterfly Book covers everything from the life stages of a butterfly to how to design a garden that will attract a multitude of different species. The book also includes:

• Tips on identifying almost any backyard butterfly, caterpillar, or pupa
• Comprehensive lists of the plants that butterflies are drawn to and the plants that their larvae feed on
• Information on how butterfly colors and markings fool birds and other predators
• Instructions on raising butterflies at home
• Complete information on the behaviors of 63 of the most common North American butterfly species
• Two sample butterfly garden plans