Websites that have books and supplies of use to butterfly monitors.
Sources of butterfly nets.
- Bioquip (Main Page) (butterfly nets)
- Ward’s (Main Page)
To see their nets, use their search function.
- Carolina Bioligical (Main Page) (butterfly nets)
Sources of Close-Focus Binoculars for Butterfly Viewing
- Eagle Optics (Main Page) (Close-focus Binoculars)
- Optics4Birding (Main Page) (Close-focus Binoculars)
Field guides that we recommend
- Golden Guide to Butterflies
– Ideal for people just starting with butterflies
- Kaufman Focus Guide to Butterflies of North America
– Excellent resource to all of North America
- Butterflies through Binoculars – The East
– Excellent photographic guide. No confusing western species.
- Butterflies of Illinois: A Field Guide
- Butterflies of Indiana: A Field Guide
– Getting excellent reviews. Should be great for Illinois folks.