Certainly didn't expect something this exotic-looking
Looks like our flyscreens have holes...
These two seemed trying to reach an understanding; then lit side-by-side on adjacent blossoms-- I presume for a snack.
Seldom seen up here this year.
Dozens of these congregating on a small flower patch; along with buckeyes, west coast ladies, mylitta crescents, purplish coppers, grey hairstreaks and common checkered skippers.
Groups of 5-10 would form little mobs fluttering frantically in a tight radius for a good part of a minute before disbursing.
It landed on my glove while we were going down the canal
It was flapping its wings at me as if trying to use those 'eyes' to spook me
I'm not sure if this is the same species we have in Perth
I thought I was only taking a photo of the nest
It reminds me of an Indian Awlking I saw when I was in Japan