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Golden Birdwing

Troides aeacus


Golden Birdwing (Troides aeacus) is a large butterfly belonging to the Swallowtail (Papilionidae family).


Found in Northern India, Nepal, Burma, China, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Taiwan, Cambodia, peninsular Malaysia and Indonesia. This one was spotted in the Bangkok Butterfly Garden.


Sorry for the quality of the last photo, The heavens opened up and it poured down rain, and this butterfly was hiding in a dark place out of the rain. I didn't want to use flash!

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กรุงเทพมหานคร, Thailand

Spotted on Mar 3, 2013
Submitted on Mar 4, 2013

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