Invite Australia’s unique native wildlife into your home.


Here at Macrokosm, we are constantly amazed by the diversity of Australia’s native wildlife. We particularly enjoy photographing and learning about our native birds, insects and spiders, and encourage everyone to provide suitable habitat in order to welcome them into their back yards.

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The Caper White Butterfly (Belenois java)

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The Caper White (Belenois java) is a common, medium-sized butterfly that can be found across much of northern and eastern Australia.

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Fuscous Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio fuscus)

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Found across the northern half of Australia, The Fuscous Swallowtail butterfly (Papilio fuscus) is very similar to its larger and more common relative, the Orchard Swallowtail.

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Orchard Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio aegeus)

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With a wingspan of around 11 – 14 cm, the Orchard Swallowtail (Papilio aegeus) is one of the largest butterflies commonly encountered in gardens along the east coast of Australia.