The Clipper butterfly (Parthenos Sylvia) is a beautiful butterfly in the Nymphalid family. These beautiful butterflies can be found in Australia and Asia, mostly in forested areas. Clipper butterflies are super fast flying butterflies that have a habit of flying with their wings flapping stiffly between the horizontal position and a few degrees below the horizontal. They also love to glide between spurts of flapping. These butterflies feature some of the most amazing colors that are sure to melt your heart.