This colourful publication is the first ever photographic guide to the insects of one of Britain’s diverse areas for insects (an estimated 63% of the UK species occur here). As such this book has wider applications for those seeking to identify insects from other parts of Britain. Around 1300 species are included with full coverage of butterflies, dragonflies/damselflies, shieldbugs, grasshoppers and related insects. The 1600 images include behavioural images and concise text for each species gives key information and locations in which to look. Introductory sections include information about the history of entomology in the New Forest and understanding New Forest habitats.
Softback 314pp 1600col photos
P.D.Brock, Pisces, 2011