Butterfly Pictures and Images
Over 100 free butterfly pictures and large butterfly images. Find close-up, professional butterfly photos, every color of butterfly pics and butterfly facts.
On this page you will find dozens of free butterfly pictures (which you may use for personal use*). Just right click on the butterfly image you want and save it to your computer. Enjoy!
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You'll find free butterfly pictures and images in each section below, arranged by color. Or, you can just scroll down the page to see all of the butterfly pictures and photos.
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Papilio Rumanzovia Butterfly
The Papilio Rumanzovia in the picture above is also called Scarlet Mormon Butterfly. He lives in the Philippines but sometimes flies over to Taiwan for a vacation holiday.
Many of them are all black, but pink splashes of color are also found in some varieties.
Like all butterflies, the wing colors are actually made up of tiny hairs that grow on scales that form the wings. Look at the butterfly photo above to see a close-up of the wings.
Did You Know?
There are more than 20,000 different kinds of butterflies, each with a different color pattern and a different wing shape!
Black and White Butterflies
This group of butterfly pictures shows black and white patterns in true art deco style with intricate designs.
Each one is a flying work of art.
One of a kind, this real butterfly in a wood frame is an extraordinary accent to contemporary décor.
This is a unique gift for nature lovers and is a stand-alone, true work of art.
Fact About Butterflies
Unlike many other insects, butterflies don't sting and they don't bite. They don't have teeth and they don't have stingers.
Black and White Butterfly
This black and white beauty took a break from his lunch and looked right at the camera in the remarkable butterfly picture below:
Blue Butterfly Pics
Without butterflies to pollinate, many plants and flowers would cease to exist on planet earth.
Butterflies pollinate a much wider area than bees because they fly greater distances.
Willamette Valley Fenders Butterfly
The rare butterfly pictured below is on the endangered species list. It is only found in Western Oregon, U.S.A., and ten years ago there were only 200 known to exist. After efforts on the part of the government to reestablish their natural habitat, the numbers have increased to almost 4,000.