Introducing the Dragonflies of British Columbia and the Yukon
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Joel Anderson said Best for the Field. This is an excellent field guide for regional odonates. It's small enough to carry in your vest and it's very handy for identifying species.
He has studied dragonflies for 30 years and is the author of many popular and technical publications on these insects.. Robert A. Cannings is curator of entomology at the Royal BC Museum. Dr
To make identification easy, each description has one or more colour photographs and comparisons with similar species.. Birding and butterfly watching have been popular outdoor activities for decades. Dragonflies are large, colourful insects with amazing and easily observed behaviour. In this compact book, he shows readers where to find dragonflies and how to watch and study them in the field.In the introduction, Dr Cannings outlines the natural history of these insects - their structure, life cycles, habitats and behaviour. Then he describes the 88 species known in British Columbia and the Yukon, noting habitat preferences and distribution. Noted entomologist Dr Robert Cannings introduces students, naturalists and outdoor enthusiasts to the world of dragonflies. Now, dragonfly watching is catching on as a fascinating and enjoyable pursuit
He has studied dragonflies for 30 years and is the author of many popular and technical publications on these insects.. Robert A. Cannings is curator of entomology at the Royal BC Museum. About the AuthorDr