A great practical solution for every active moth enthusiast - a concise guide with all the illustrations of the classic Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland (Waring & Townsend 2009).
The concise descriptions written by leading moth experts of almost every species known to have occurred naturally in Great Britain and Ireland (including Isle of Man and Channel Islands) are opposite the stunning colour plates, making this the perfect identification guide to use when identifying macro-moths in the field.
About the Author
Martin Townsend has had a life-long interest in natural history, and started specialising in Lepidoptera at the age of ten. He works as a consultant ecologist, concentrating on insects and other invertebrates, with Lepidoptera as his main field of expertise. He graduated with a BSc in Zoology from the University of Aberdeen in 1985, and since then has worked in ecological research and conservation, including work for IACR Rothamsted, Oxford University Department of Zoology and the RSPB. He has published a number of research papers and articles and has been an independent consultant since 1998, carrying out site surveys for conservation bodies and other landowners. He is based in Oxford.
'A remarkable new field guide - one of those books that come along every now and then and cause a revolution'
Michael McCarthy, The Independent