Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Large Red Damselfly


Flying in a Waterford City Garden today, the Large Red Damselfly.

Clouded Yellows


Clouded Yellows continue to fly between the showers in the areas of Ardmore and Clashmore.

One also seen in Waterford City on the 11th.

Large White, Red Admiral & Peacock Butterflies

On the wing in the Commeragh Mountains on the Bank Holiday. from L to R, the Large White, Red Admiral and the Peacock butterflies.

Emerald Damsel


The Emerald Damsel, recently photographed in West Waterford.

Gatekeeper Butterfly


Recently seen in the Collin’s Avenue area of Waterford City, the Gatekeeper Butterfly.

Silver-washed Fritillary


Now on the wing in the Clashmore area, the Silver-washed Fritillary.

Four Spotted Chaser & Emperor Dragonfly


Just reported from the Clashmore area – the Four Spotted Chaser shown here and the Emperor Dragonfly. Both are extensions to the known range of these insects in Waterford.