Richmond Birdwing (on Birdwing vine)

Richmond Birdwing – featuring the female butterfly

Richmond Birdwing

(Ornithoptera richmondia)

The Richmond Birdwing, a species of birdwing butterfly endemic to Australia, is found mostly in south-east Queensland in a habitat of subtropical rainforest, littoral rainforest and gallery forest in lowland and upland areas.

Host Plant:

The Birdwing Vine (Pararistolochia praevenosa).

Learn more about the Richmond Birdwing in the book entitled Create More Butterflies by Frank Jordan & Helen Schwencke which is available from Earthling Enterprises