If you looked up in the sky above Brisbane over the weekend, you may have noticed something different.

Millions upon millions of butterflies had taken over the city and it really was magical.

But why exactly have all these butterflies decided to call Brisbane home?

Apparently it’s a phenomenon that happens every couple of years and these Caper Whites have travelled a long way!

Ross Kendall of Butterfly Encounters says the excellent rain out west is partly behind the numbers…