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Cairns Birdwing

Ornithoptera euphorion


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


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

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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 8 years ago


KrantiAzad 8 years ago

nice !

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago


Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Love 2nd one,, so beautiful picture,,

Andrea Lim
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Andrea Lim

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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

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