Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Painted Lady


			
			 	
 	
	

Now on the move back to Africa – the Painted Lady


City Rabbits


			
			 	
 	
	

In the Courthouse Gounds in the heart of Waterford City, happy little Rabbits.

 

 

 

 

 


Common Darter


			
			 	
 	
	

The Common Darter recently seen near Tramore.


Beautiful Demoiselle


			
			 	
 	
	

Recently seen in the Commeragh Mountains, a male  Beautiful Demoiselle.


Grey Squirells


			
			 	
 	
	

Young Grey Squirrells were recently seen at Waterford Golf Course – will they crocc the river??


Cinnibar Moth


			
			 	
 	
	

N0w flying in good numbers, many by day, the very coloutrful Cinnibar Moth.


Harlequin Beetle ?


			
			 	
 	
	

The ladybird beetle depicted as a 10-spot Ladybird from the Kilbarry Bog on page 4 of this site may not be that species. It has been suggested by Stephen McCormack that it is in fact the very invasive Harlequin Beetle that comes in many forms.


Swifts


			
			 	
 	
	

Now well established throughout the City and County, the Common Swift  in th local skies.

 


Cuckoo at Fenor Bog


			
			 	
 	
	

Just reported from Fenor Bog, the Cuckoo.


Late Swallows


			
			 	
 	
	

Usually first-of-the-year Swallows are recorded in March, the first local Swallows of this year were seen near Kilcohan Park on the 21st April.