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Queen Alexandra’s birdwing (Ornithoptera alexandrae) is the largest butterfly in the world. This is a male. It flies high in the forest canopy visiting flowers and feeding on nectar. The species is restricted to 100 square kilomteres of coastal rainforest in SE Papua New Guinea, and therefore is listed as endangered by the IUCN.

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is home to the world's largest butterfly - the "Ornithoptera alexandrae" or Queen Alexandra birdwing. Its wingspan can grow to Queen Alexandra only breeds and lives in .

Tithonus Birdwing(Ornithoptera tithonus) native to Papua New guinea, this butterfly like all birdwing butterflies is a CITES protected species.

The Tithonus Birdwing (Ornithoptera tithonus) is a species of birdwing butterfly is found on Irian and other neighbouring islands.Ornithoptera tithonus is.

Prepona Praeneste. Prepona butterflies is a genus of Neotropical charaxine butterflies in the family Nymphalidae. They are strong fliers in tropical forests where they feed on fermenting fruits and animal dung.

Prepona butterflies is a genus of Neotropical charaxine butterflies in the family Nymphalidae. They are strong fliers in tropical forests where they feed on fermenting fruits and animal dung.

Western Blue Beauty(Protogoniomorpha cytora).  It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo and Benin. The habitat consists of open spaces in primary forests and mature secondary forests.

Western Blue Beauty found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana & Benin in open spaces in primary forests

The Painted Beauty (Batesia hypochlora) is found in the upper Amazon areas of Brazil, Ecuador and Peru. Batesia is a genus of butterfly of the Nymphalidae family containing only one species, the Painted Beauty. The wingspan is 85-95 mm.

The Painted Beauty (Batesia hypochlora) is found in the upper Amazon areas of Brazil, Ecuador and Peru. Batesia is a genus of butterfly of the Nymphalidae family containing only one species, the Painted Beauty. The wingspan is 85-95 mm.

Butterfly Feeding

Butterfly Feeding Time Art Print by Maj Seda. All prints are professionally printed, packaged, and shipped within 3 - 4 business days.

“His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly’s wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred.”__Ernest Hemingway.

~Monarch Butterfly ~"His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly’s wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred.

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