Websites that may be of use for your trip to Las Descargues and the Lot.
www.lotnature.fr - Lot Nature - a superbly run organisation for the protection of the flora, fauna, landscape and sensitive habitats of the Lot.
naturelot.blogspot.com - An excellent natural history blog, well worth visiting for up to date sightings in and around the Lot.
www.benhs.org.uk - The British Entomological and Natural History Society.
www.angleps.com - Lepidoptera supplies and services.
www.leafmines.co.uk - A superb site with mine illustrations, keys and regular newsletters in PDF format.
www.dissectiongroup.co.uk - Genitalia illustrations and information on British and European moths.
www.entrecord.com - One of the longest running entomological journals in the UK.
www.mapmate.co.uk - The most comprehensive recording system yet devised.
www.atroposuk.co.uk - A well produced and topical journal for moths and dragonflies.
www.pemberleybooks.com - An excellent source of books and journals with a service to match.
www.guypadfield.com - A comprehensive and well presented European butterfly site.
www.leps.it - One of the best sites depicting European and North African moths and butterflies.
lepidopteragallery.org - A new and beautifully executed site with plans for eventual coverage of macro and micro moths throughout Europe.
www.ukmoths.org.uk - Photographs of British and some European macro and micro-moths.
www.back-garden-moths.co.uk - An excellent site for the latest moth news, identification, advice and a blog.
www.butterfliesandmoths.org - A beautifully designed site from which others should draw inspiration for ease of access and clarity of content.
www.lepidoptera.no - A superb site for Norwegian moths, great photographs and plenty of useful data, plus a Twitter link.
www.buglife.org.uk - Europe's only organisation devoted to the conservation of invertebrates. The most informative insect site on the internet.
www.royensoc.co.uk - The Royal Entomological Society.
www.napeditions.com - Publishers of the excellent Moths of Europe series.
A Homeowner's Guide to Entomology and House Insects - a splendid American resource guide
www.entomology.org.uk - Quality entomological equipment.
www.steppesdiscovery.co.uk - Steppes Discovery for responsible and sustainable wildlife travel and holidays.
www.ferryonline.co.uk - A comparison website covering all routes and all operators providing excellent deals.
www.eurotunnel.com - A fast crossing to France from Folkestone.
www.transmancheferries.com - A fast and relatively cheap crossing to France.
www.ryanair.com - Fly from Stansted to Limoges, Rodez and various other destinations in France.
www.meteo.fr - French weather reports for your journey and stay at Las Descargues.
www.birdphotography.co.uk - Photographs of birds from around the world by an old school friend.