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Discovering Moths: Nighttime Jewels in Your Own Backyard

 Author: John Himmelman  Category: Field Guides  Publisher: Down East Books  : 2002  ISBN: 978-0892725281  Pages: 232  Language: English  Dimension: 6.13 x 0.66 x 9.16 inches

This book, in lively, accessible prose, explains the intricacy of moths’ life cycle, their importance in nature, and how just a tiny handful of the many moth species are truly pests to humans. He tells how to attract moths with lights and bait, when and where to observe them, and how best to photograph these tiny subjects. Entertaining personal anecdotes and short profiles of some of the country’s foremost mothers add human interest.