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A Male Cairns Birdwing Butterfly, the largest and most endangered species of Butterfly in Australia. The males have much more green on them than the females. Taken at Coff’s Harbour Butterfly House, Australia.
male birdwing butterfly, australia
Thank you Jean, he was difficult to photograph as he wouldn’t sit still ! Finally he had to rest, lucky for me :)
– Penny Smith
Wonderful capture…lovely colors Penny
Thanks so much Larry :)
Thanks so much for the fave Michael ! :)
Beautiful capture and lovely markings Penny
Thanks a lot Andrea, always appreciate you stopping by :)
18 September 2011 – 1 image per day
I liked this so much… Guess what?CONGRATULATIONS
Thanks heaps George ! Very happy with that ! Glad you liked it :)
Thanks Meeli :)
Great Capture….we get a few in our yard but not as many as before Cyclone Yasi hit our region just over 12 months ago…..
Thanks myhobby, glad you like it…. I like this one too, never seen them down as far south as where I live so was happy to get this shot of him at the Butterfly house ! Thanks for stopping by :)
Very beautiful capture Penny!
Thanks Sandra, and thanks for making it a fave too :)