New Focus Guide Butterfly Book

Ron Gatrelle gatrelle at
Wed Feb 19 01:27:23 EST 2003

----- Original Message -----
From: "Hank Brodkin" <hbrodkin at>
Subject: New Focus Guide Butterfly Book

> Tonight I was able to look over a copy of Brock/Kaufman Butterflies of
> America.  I didn't have much time to check the text - but the images made
> from digitally enhanced and treated photographs were superb.  Even though
> the images were small they were extremely crisp and sharp making the
> markings very easy to see.  This book sets a new level in natural history
> field guides.

One might add, it supersedes (if not outright replaces) the other "similar
type" of guides?  It will be interesting to see what, if any, press this
gets with the "competition" - JG's naba which promotes his guides.
Ron Gatrelle


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