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Monterey Butterflies

- Photos of all 91 species in Monterey County

- Tips for identification of each species

- Natural history facts and information

- Best places and time of year to find and see species 

"What a comprehensive, user friendly, thorough, and full of beautiful photos your book is!! So enjoyable and informative to peruse. Good, good job!! "

- Terry D, Pacific Grove, CA

"You created a remarkable work of both beauty and information. I have such books for birds, wildflowers, etc. Thank you for adding this excellent work to my collection of nature books."

- Richard R, Salinas, CA

So well organized and beautifully presented! Very impressive. So many species in Monterey County!  It’s really helpful to have your suggestions of where to find them!

- Diana M, Santa Cruz, CA

Click the link below for an interview of the book's authors, produced by Magnus Toren of Big Sur

"This compact, photo-rich field guide provides helpful details on butterfly identification for beginners and experts alike -- not just field marks but also behavior, habitat use, nectar/host plant associations, etc.  What really stands out from other butterfly guides is the extensive local information on where and how to find the 91 species of butterflies in Monterey County."


- Paul Johnson, Park-Naturalist, Pinnacles National Park

"What a remarkable accomplishment.  Your book is truly a stunning, gorgeous success!  A truly thorough job with the most beautiful photos I have ever enjoyed studying."

  Ted C, Pebble Beach, CA

Sample Pages - ID and Natural History
Sample Pages - Photos


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