Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

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.


Albino Magpie in Cheekpoint


			
			 	
 	
	

Recently seen near Cheekpoint, an albino Magpie.


Brent Geese in Tramore


			
			 	
 	
	

Winter Brent Geese populations at Tramore Back Strand and Dungarvan are now well established.


Rare Sighting of Hoopoe


			
			 	
 	
	

Seen in Waterford City garden yesterday, the Hoopoe.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoopoe