Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Dragon Fly


			
			 	
 	
	

Four-spotted Chaser at Fenor Bog.


Scarlet Lilly Beetle


			
			 	
 	
	

Reported from the Tycor area of Waterford City, the very invasive Scarlet Lilly Beetle.


Green-veined Whites


			
			 	
 	
	

Green-veined White butterflys were flying in good numbers in the south of Waterford City today.


Red Damselfly in Fenor


			
			 	
 	
	

Now flying at Fenor Bog, the Large Red Damselfly.


Peppered Moths near Kilmacthomas


			
			 	
 	
	

Mating Peppered Moths Biston betularia near Kilmacthomas.


Spring Butterflies

Spring butterflies now on the wing include the Holly Blue and the Orange Tip.


Speckled Wood Butterfly


			
			 	
 	
	

Flying during sunny spells between the showers, an early Speckled Wood butterfly in a Waterford City garden.


Red Admiral Butterfly


			
			 	
 	
	

A very late Red Admiral butterfly hatched this year was seen in Waterford City today.


Wasps Nest


			
			 	
 	
	

Recently seen in the Norwood area of Waterford City, a Wasps Nest.


Clouded Yellow Butterfly


			
			 	
 	
	

Recently seen at Brownstown Head, the migrant Clouded Yellow butterfly.