Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

City Water Rail


Recently heard and seen at the KIlbarry Walkway in Waterford Citym the elusive Water Rail.

THe Wren, the Wren.


The King of all birds for St. Stephen’s Day



Christmas dinner for a local Redwing.

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.



Recently seen at Lissalan. the Kingfisher



One of six migrant Wheaters recently seen at Brownstown Head.



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