Copiously illustrated with colour photographs taken in the two counties, it provides the first in-depth account of butterflies found in this area for almost 30 years. Includes present-day and historic distribution maps for all 34 resident and migrant species recorded in recent years, together with an analysis of trend data. Also provide an expert evaluation of changing rural and urban landscapes and their impact on butterfly populations since the 1980s. Descriptions of more than 50 publicly accessible ‘top spots’ for butterflies are accompanied by maps and other information on visiting them.
Hardback, 272pp, col photos and maps
A.Wood, Hertfordshire Natural History Society, 2016