Stokes Beginner's Guide to Dragonflies

Stokes Beginner's Guide to Dragonflies - Gardening Book

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Stokes Beginner's Guide to Dragonflies

by by Donald & Lillian Stokes

ISBN: 0316816795
Dimensions (in inches): 0.28 x 4.55 x 7.01; 144 pages and full color photographs of each species.

Whether you want to identify the dragonflies that colorfully hover above your flower garden or want to know more about their incredible flying abilities, you'll find everything you need in this easy-to-use guide. The Stokes Beginner's Guide to Dragonflies is factually, visually, and organizationally superior to any other beginner's guide and is the first national guide to North American species. Special features include:

• Coverage of the 100 most common species

• User-friendly color tab index for quick reference

• Brilliant full-color photographs of each species and innovative range maps

• Tips on where to look for dragonflies, including fields, ponds, and backyards, and observe their dazzling speeds (up to 60 miles per hour!)

• Details about their predatory feats, exciting chases and captures, and territoriality

• Information on habitat, life cycle, population trend, migratory patterns, food preferences, and much more

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