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.


City Mallard


			
			 	
 	
	

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


Kingfisher


			
			 	
 	
	

Recently seen at Lissalan. the Kingfisher


Wheatears


			
			 	
 	
	

One of six migrant Wheaters recently seen at Brownstown Head.


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.


Unusual Nest


			
			 	
 	
	

A Grey Crow has built a nest on the mast of a fishing boat in West Waterford. Local information is that this is the second time this has occured on the same boat