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We are researchers from the Global Change and Tropical Conservation Lab at the University of Hong Kong. We are studying the migration of danaid butterflies in Asia using a tagging programme in Hong Kong.

If you find one of our tagged butterflies,

please report your sighting!


Danaid butterflies

What are danaid butterflies?

Why do they migrate?

Are there wintering danaids in Hong Kong?

our work

We aim learn about the migration of danaid butterflies by tagging them with customized stickers. 

a tagged

We can only gain insight into the migration route if observers report sightings of tagged butterflies!

Do's & Don'ts
when observing butterflies

Wintertime butterfly clusters are marvelous but sensitive. To protect them, we have to be careful when observing them.

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