Queen Alexandra's Birdwing Butterfly - Video 1

  • Published on Nov 6, 2013
  • This is video of the critically endangered Queen Alexandra's Birdwing Butterfly (Ornithoptera alexandrae) taken in the summer of 2008 near the town of Popondettta, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea. This is a females that is investigating pipe vines (Aristolochia sp.) to lay her eggs on in the understory of a primary rainforest.

Comments • 10

  • IndianWildlifeClub
    IndianWildlifeClub Month ago

    Southern Birdwing

  • RealMadrid1994Now
    RealMadrid1994Now 8 months ago


  • IAË
    IAË 11 months ago +1

    I awe in the size of this lad. an absolute unit.

  • Momma Heartsya
    Momma Heartsya Year ago


  • Regfa Rig
    Regfa Rig Year ago +1

    I have Queen Alexandra's Birdwing in my stomach

    • amira
      amira 6 months ago

      why you did it killer

  • Blake Laurie
    Blake Laurie 4 years ago +5

    I would run the other way faster than Kirsty alley could make it up the stairs to an all you can eat buffet

  • RumikoOne
    RumikoOne 4 years ago +4


  • James Michael Harding
    James Michael Harding 4 years ago +1

    That's scary! I shivered watching this :/

  • Wan Kin Tse
    Wan Kin Tse 5 years ago

    Can you give the eclosure video for this kind of butterfly?