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Richmond Butterfly Recovery - 25 Vines

Every $10 will plant and maintain one birdwing vine for two years. The cost per vine is based on materials and labour used in propagating, planting and maintenance.
This item is tax deductible.

Richmond Butterfly Recovery - 25 Vines

The Richmond birdwing butterfly (Ornithoptera richmondia) is one of Australia’s largest and most beautiful butterflies. It plays a valuable pollinator role in the rainforest ecosystem.

Once widely distributed along the east coast of Australia, today it is only found in isolated pockets causing inbreeding that is threatening its very survival.

Habitat loss through the clearing of its native larval food plant, the birdwing vine (Paraistolochia praevenosa), and invasions of poisonous weeds, are the main reasons for its drastic decline.

Rainforest Rescue is committed to the recovery of this important sub-tropical rainforest species through the planting of birdwing vines within south east Qld and northern NSW.

Our projects establish corridors that allow the natural migration between isolated pockets of sub-tropical rainforest habitat.


Three convenient LivingGift card delivery options

  • eCard –your gift will be sent via email straight to your recipient with your personalised message
  • Printed –simply enter the contact details of your nominated recipient/s and your message (no more than 15 words) and we will forward your card/s for you
  • Printed Blank– the LivingGift card/s will be sent blank to you for you to write your personal message

Message inside printed cards

<giver’s name> has bought you a gift of 25 birdwing vines which will be planted on your behalf.


We provide free postage and handling for regular delivery; however for overseas and express post orders, an $8 charge will automatically be added at the checkout.

Category: Richmond Butterfly Recovery