Age Range: All
Format: Laminated guide
Author: Lyn Merrick
Discover the natural world with attractive guides which will help you, your family, school or organisation, to identify and appreciate the wonderful wildlife in your local environment.
The guides are A3 laminated and folded identification keys, they enable identification using easy to follow key questions with clear illustrations that are attractive to study.
Illustrations of each species show: adult butterfly, underwings, caterpillar, pupa, egg and larval food plants. Butterflies are sorted into families by colour.
Side 1: shows use of the keys to identify creatures with six legs
Side 2: has keys to identify creatures with none, eight or fourteen legs. Illustrations show both larval and adult stages
Garden & woodland birds
Birds are sorted into families by beak shape. Illustrations of each species show specific identification features and flight silhouette.
Side 1: birds with beaks that are: thin and delicate or hooked
Side 2: birds with beaks that are: long, stout, straight and strong, standard
Side 1: shows use of the keys to identify insects
Side 2: is for identifying invertebrates with none, eight, fourteen or more than fourteen legs