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Cairns Birdwing

Ornithoptera euphorion

Description:

Characteristic green, black and yellow, large butterfly to 15cm wingspan. Feeding on nectar. Striking bright yellow abdomen seen at rest.

Habitat:

Fluttering around the vegetation around the periphery of the crater lake Barrine, QLD

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7 Comments

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 8 years ago

Thank you Sachin, J, Kranti, Leanne, Carol and Alex! Yes the Birdwings are spectacular. Lovely to see them flying around. Cheers!

Alex Pope
Alex Pope 8 years ago

Brilliant photos! I was lucky enough to see one in Kuranda, but it fluttered away before I could take a photo of it.

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 8 years ago

Gorgeous! Great artistic shots.

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Beautiful!

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 8 years ago

nice !

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Spectacular!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Love 2nd one,, so beautiful picture,,

Andrea Lim
Spotted by
Andrea Lim

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jan 16, 2011
Submitted on Mar 7, 2013

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