Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Invasive Red Lily Beetles


			
			 	
 	
	

A cluster of about 30 very invasive Red Lily Beetles was seen today in a City garden.


Locally Found Butterflies

Three butterflies now flying on a sunny Easter Sundey; the Small Tortoiseshell, the Holly Blue and the Orange Tip.


Herald Moth


			
			 	
 	
	

The Herald moth recently seen flying in a Waterford City garden.


Elephant Hawk Moth


			
			 	
 	
	

Elephant Hawk Moth larva recently seen in Waterford City.


Comma Butterfly


			
			 	
 	
	

Recently seen in Waterford City, the unusual Comma butterfly.


Sloe Shieldbug

Seen in a City garden in early July as a final instar, and now an adult, the Sloe Shieldbug.


Butterflies Now Flying

Now flying in small numbers, the Orange Tip, Holly Blue and Small Tortoiseshell butterflies.


Holly Blues Reported


			
			 	
 	
	

Holly Blue butterflies were seen flying in a Waterford City garden on the 06th. and 07th. of April.


Blowfly Living Dangerously


			
			 	
 	
	

A blowfly living dangerously at Ardmore recently.


Green Shield Bug


			
			 	
 	
	

The Green Shield Bug Palamina prasina recently seen at Fenor Bog.