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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 12.3 February 2001

The Millenium Atlas of Butterflies in Britain and Ireland

By - Martin Warren, Richard Fox, Jim Asher, Stephen Jeffcoate, Paul Harding, Gail Jeffcoate

Butterflies have a special place in our experience and vision of the countryside. Their popular appeal, together with the small number of native species and the ease with which most can be identified, accounts for the long history of butterfly recording in Britain and Ireland (Harding et al. 1995). There are also good scientific reasons to record butterflies.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist