Whilst wandering about the countryside looking at butterflies, dragonflies and other wildlife, there's a very good chance that you'll encounter a few of the day-flying moth species.
Now there are over 2500 moths in Britain, so where do you start if you're not an enthusiast or expert? Well, this concise guide is a very good place to extend your thirst for knowledge.
Covering over 150 species with more than 320 photos, this is a handy guide to the more likely species you could encounter.
The format includes descriptions, life history details, flight times and foodplants, and there are also sections on classification, recording, distinguishing moths from butterflies and much more.
If you're wondering whether moths are really for you, then get hold of a copy and take it with you next time you're out in the field!