Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

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??


Juvenile Blackbird


			
			 	
 	
	

A juvenile Blackbird ringed (Ring No.LA2693) in a city garden on the 13th June 2010 was retrapped as a Male on the 12th December this year.


Woodcock in Kilmeadon


			
			 	
 	
	

“The coming of the Hunters’ Moon, brings about the Woodcocks’ doom ………………….”

Near Kilmeaden


Buzzard Harassing Magpie


			
			 	
 	
	

A Common Buzzard was recently seen harassing a Magpie at Killure near the Municipal Golf Course in Waterford City.


Black Redstart


			
			 	
 	
	

An uncommon Black Redstart recently caught in a Waterford City suburb.