We need birdwing vine fruit (seed pods). Can you help?

We need birdwing vine fruit (seed pods). Can you help?

  17 February 2022 Wildlife Queensland’s Richmond Birdwing Conservation Network (RBCN) distributes tens of thousands of seeds of the caterpillar food vine Pararistolochia praevenosa annually to aid recovery of the endangered Richmond birdwing butterfly...
Sightings Soar as Birdwings Return

Sightings Soar as Birdwings Return

9 December 2021 Summer is now upon us, but throughout late winter and spring, Wildlife Queensland’s Richmond Birdwing Conservation Network members have been eagerly watching their vines for signs of Richmond birdwing butterflies and their larvae. Anecdotal sightings...
WPSQ Projects Update: APRIL 2021

WPSQ Projects Update: APRIL 2021

Richmond Birdwing Conservation Network Richmond birdwing butterfly planting workshop In partnership with Moreton Bay Regional Council, Wildlife Queensland’s Richmond Birdwing Conservation Network (RBCN) held a vine planting workshop for bush care volunteers and Land...
Richmond Birdwing Butterfly Webinar

Richmond Birdwing Butterfly Webinar

  Thank you to everyone for tuning in to our Richmond Birdwing Butterfly Webinar. We hope you enjoyed the event. Below you’ll find: a link to the full webinar recording PowerPoint presentations to download additional Q&As not recorded in the webinar...
RBCN visits David Fleay Wildlife Park

RBCN visits David Fleay Wildlife Park

27 March 2020   In March, the Richmond Birdwing Conservation Network (RBCN) visited David Fleay Wildlife Park on Queensland’s Gold Coast where a Richmond birdwing captive breeding program is currently underway. The breeding program, part of a joint captive...

RBCN launches new habitat corridor to save the birdwing butterfly

12 June 2019 Members of Wildlife Queensland’s Richmond Birdwing Conservation Network and Samford Eco-Corridor joined forces on Sunday, 9 June to launch a new habitat corridor project aimed at helping save the Richmond birdwing butterfly. More than 100 people...
Banking on the birdwing

Banking on the birdwing

Wildlife Queensland’s Richmond Birdwing Conservation Network is proud to have been selected as one of 12 recipients of a Bank Australia 2018 Customer Grant. Last month, 12 Bank Australia community customers received grants totalling $110,000 for projects designed to...

Three thumbs up for Projects!

Good news has come in threes for our Projects Team lately. Here’s the lowdown on our latest thumbs-ups in the field… Not only was it exciting to see a greater glider finally take up residence in one of the nest boxes installed on Brisbane’s north side as part of...

Birdwing really taking off

If you are a birdwing butterfly, it’s a positive time to be alive (and that’s really saying something of a threatened species in current times). From our view on the ground amongst it all, the Richmond Birdwing Conservation Network (RBCN) has noticed a groundswell of...

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