Butterfly resources
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Here are some extra resources for you:

This is not an exhaustive list, a trip to your library or searching on line will uncover more!

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Web Sites:

Homeadvisor.com Wonderful resource on building a butterfly garden: Ava Brown a girl scout, asked me to include the link as she and her friends Brooke & Kelli are working for their Junior Gardener's Badge. Ava, thank you so much for the suggestion. Good luck with your badge and thanks too to Lynette, your Mother, for contacting me and your Grandmother for letting you and your friends set up a garden at her home. I'm sure she'll enjoy the result.

Avasflowers.net This commercial company in the USA, and has great resources on gardens to help butterflies plus suggestion on a state-by-state basis. Amy, who attends sessions by the New Orleans Rose Society asked me to include the link. Amy, delighted to help and thank you for your suggestion.

The Lepidopterists' Society in the USA is an excellent resource for those interested in Butterflies and has an educational section.
It has an exhaustive list of web sites about Butterflies and Moths.

Discover life is a wonderful resource on the natural world.

European Butterflies and Moths is a resource for European butterflies listed by Country.

UK Butterflies provides information on all of the butterfly species found in the British Isles.

Learn about butterflies Is a website created and maintained by Butterfly expert Adrian Hoskins.
It has many photos and aids to identify species.

Butterfly Conservation Is a UK organization concerned with the conservation of butterflies, moths and our environment. It was formed by a small group of naturalists in 1968 following the alarming decline of many beautiful butterflies. Check for similar organizations where you live. Helping to preserve our natural world is important for all its inhabitants.


The Illustrated World Encyclopaedia of Butterflies & Moths: by Sally Morgan.
Hardcover, 256 pages Lorenz Books ISBN 0754818845 (ISBN 13: 9780754818847)

Smithsonian Handbooks: Butterflies & Moths: DK. Paperback: 304 pages.
ISBN-10: 078948983X ISBN-13: 978-0789489838

Collins Butterfly Guide: The Most Complete Guide to the Butterflies of Britain
and Europe by Tom Tolman 384 pages: ISBN-10 0007279779 ISBN-13 9780007279777

The Complete Book of North American Butterflies by Dr Paul A Opler.
Advantage Publishers Group: Paperback: 192 pages ISBN-10: 1607102765
ISBN-13: 978-1607102762