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Cairns Birdwing Butterfly Cairns Birdwing Butterflies (Ornithoptera euphorion) a beautiful colorful butterfly seen mostly in North Queensland. Australian.,Butterfly,Cairns Birdwing,Ornithoptera euphorion Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Cairns Birdwing Butterfly

Cairns Birdwing Butterflies (Ornithoptera euphorion) a beautiful colorful butterfly seen mostly in North Queensland.

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  1. How absolutely stunning!Great capture Posted 5 years ago
  2. Superb! Posted 5 years ago
  3. Stunning shot. Posted one month ago

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The Cairns Birdwing is a species of birdwing butterfly endemic to northeastern Australia, and is Australia's largest endemic butterfly species. Other common names include Cooktown Birdwing and Northern Birdwing. The name Cairns in its common name is a reference to the Queensland, Australia city in the region where this butterfly is found.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by petmer28
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By petmer28

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Uploaded Apr 6, 2014. Captured Jan 18, 2009 22:26.
  • Canon EOS 500D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 85mm