Audubon Butterfly DVD: Essentials for Beginners and Gardeners
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by Paul Opler; directed by Jim Ebner; April 2008
This DVD contains two videos originally released in VHS under the titles Audubon Society’s Butterflies for Beginners and Audubon Society’s Butterfly Gardening
2 hours, 30 minutes (MasterVision)
"Fascinating and memorable. TV-addicted children might get hooked on butterflies by watching."
-New York Times
"Stunning footage, soothing narration and lovely background music. An extraordinary duo."
-American Library Association Booklist
"Butterflies come into their own with these two great videos."
-San Jose Mercury News
The Audubon Butterfly DVD Essentials for Beginners and Gardeners has everything the budding lepidopterist needs to begin identifying the common butterflies found across the United States. These include an easy-to-understand introduction to butterfly biology and behavior, and identification sections on 30 of our most common species.
Each butterfly species has its own favorite foods and habitat which can help attract them to your backyard garden. Essentials contains all the information you'll need to turn your garden into a butterfly paradise, plus in-depth looks at 25 favorite butterfly plants and many of the butterflies they attract.