Name: Mark L.
I found a butterfly and I decided that I want to start collecting
butterflies. But I do not know where to start. Please help.
You may be able to find a copy of the National Audubon Society First
Field Guide to Insects, by Christina Wilsdon, at your local library.
The "ISBN number" for the book may help out in finding it: ISBN
If you really want to see the "all about it" version, you might enjoy
looking at the National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American
Its book number is
ISBN 0-394-51914-0. It has lots of great pictures of different
butterflies, and was written by my friend, and big time butterfly guy,
Robert Michael Pyle.
You might try surfing the National Audubon Society website at
Besides having good information about butterflies and other wildlife, it
may also help you find people in your area that share your interest in
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Update: June 2012