Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Ireland’s Rarest Crow – the Chough


			
			 	
 	
	

One of the birds that Europeans come to Ireland to see, is common along the coast of Waterford. Depicted here are Choughs at Dunmore East.


Mute Swan


			
			 	
 	
	

A wary Mute Swan discommoded when its picture was being taken by Bob Barrett in the Anne Valley.


Dunhill Buzzards


			
			 	
 	
	

Seen at the bank holiday weekend, two soaring Buzzards near Dunhill.


Herring Gull nest.


			
			 	
 	
	

Herring Gulls continue to nest and rear their young on buildings in Dunmore East.


Swallow Resting After Migration

Resting after a long journey from Africa, a Swallow at Williams-town Sports Complex.


Calling Cuckoo in Fenor


			
			 	
 	
	

Just reported from Fenor Bog by Sean O’Sullivan, a calling Cuckoo.


Chiffchaff Seen in Waterford City Garden


			
			 	
 	
	

Seen in a Waterford City garden today, a Chiffchaff. Now, has it just arrived from Africa or did it overwinter?


Buzzard in Williamstown


			
			 	
 	
	

A Buzzard is now a regular visitor to Williamstown sports complex.


Goldfinch Vs Window


			
			 	
 	
	

This Goldfinch smashed into a window in Waterford City but later revived and flew away.


Female Blackcap


			
			 	
 	
	

A female Blackcap was recently seen in a local garden. Now, is it a recent migrant from Europe or did it overwintetr here??