Richmond Birdwing Butterfly

If you are interested in the conservation of this species, here's where to start!

A tale of two vines - the story of the Richmond Birdwing

Understand the threats that exotic invasive plants can pose to our native wildlife looking at how the Dutchman's Pipe Vine is fooling female Richmond Birdwings.




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Richmond Birdwing

Ornithoptera richmondia

South East Queensland’s rainforests are home to some remarkable Australian species though recent times have been tough for the Richmond Birdwing, as their caterpillar’s foodplants and moist rainforest habitat have declined. How can we help these fascinating insects?
This is the story of the Richmond Birdwing.

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