Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

A surprise Blackcap


			
			 	
 	
	

In a Waterford City garden tody, a male Blackcap that should now be in the warmer climates of Africa. Why did it choose to overwinter here?


18 Years- and a day.


			
			 	
 	
	

This site was first launched on the 13th December 1999. The Robin was trapped and ringed on the previous day and has reappeared on the site each Christmas since then. The site is bit slow now, but SURE!!


Brent Geese


			
			 	
 	
	

Brent Geese at Tramore Back Strand.


Emperor Dragonfly


			
			 	
 	
	

Recently seen at the Lisselan salt marsh of Tramore BacK Strand, the large Emperor Dragonfly.


City Mallard


			
			 	
 	
	

Recently seen on the St. John’s Pill nyear Tesco, a pair of Mallard.


Kingfisher


			
			 	
 	
	

Recently seen at Lissalan. the Kingfisher


Late Red Admiral


			
			 	
 	
	

A late Red Admiral flying between the showers on its way back to Africa, seen in Waterford City today.


Wheatears


			
			 	
 	
	

One of six migrant Wheaters recently seen at Brownstown Head.


Early Thorn


			
			 	
 	
	

Recently seen inside a house, a second or summer-brood Early Thorn.


Painted Lady


			
			 	
 	
	

Now on the move back to Africa – the Painted Lady