The Butterflies of Sussex also features a comprehensive guide to the county’s best butterfly sites, covering the sandy lowland heaths, rolling chalk hills of the South …
The Butterflies of Sussex. Authors Neil Hulme and Michael Blencowe are Sussex naturalists whose conservation work and writing are well known. The foreword is provided by the indomitable butterfly enthusiast Matthew Oates, who longs to return to the county of his school years. This is an essential book for any butterfly lover, from beginner to expert.
Our book ‘The Butterflies of Sussex’ is not just about butterflies. It’s about all the passionate volunteers who help study and conserve them in Sussex.
The Butterflies of Sussex; A Twenty-First Century Atlas is the first publication in over twenty years to identify the region’s key species and the best places to see them, including tips on searching out exotic visitors like the Long-tailed Blue or Continental Swallowtail.
And Sussex has butterflies – lots of them! This book covers 53 of the UK’s 70+ butterfly species including such county specialities as the Long-tailed Blue and Duke of Burgundy. But it’s also a handy reference book for commoner species and a source of information and …
This is a fantastic atlas of butterflies in Sussex. None better. If you like butterflies, you live in Sussex and want to identify and understand their behaviour and needs THIS is the book for you. Quite superb.
This book summarises the current distribution and status of butterfly species found in Sussex, based on an intensive five year survey by local Butterfly Conservation members. Includes 53 species. Also features a comprehensive guide to the county’s best butterfly sites, covering the sandy lowland heaths, rolling chalk hills of the South Downs and tranquil woods of the Weald.
“The Butterflies of Sussex” was offically launched at the Booth Museum of Natural History in Brighton on the 25th May 2017. Authors Michael Blencowe and Neil Hulme talked about the process or creating the Atlas and then read extracts from the book.
Sussex, sitting on the South Coast and boasting a diverse range of habitats set within beautiful, iconic landscapes, has always been recognised as one of the best areas of the country in which to watch and appreciate our butterflies.