Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Grey Seal in Dunmore East


			
			 	
 	
	

In the harbour at Dunmore east over the weekend, a Grey Seal.


Rabbits in Spring


			
			 	
 	
	

Full of the joys of Spring at Williamstown Sports Complex in the City, Rabbits.


Bat Recordings Identified


			
			 	
 	
	

Two bats flying around a pine tree in a Waterford City garden were identified as Soprano Pipistrelles by using a Bat Box to identify their sounds.


Otter at St. John’s Bridge


			
			 	
 	
	

An Otter is now regularly seen at St. John’s Bridge in Waterford City.


Otter in St. John’s River


			
			 	
 	
	

An intense Otter in St. John’s River at the Kilbarry Bog in Waterford City.


Rabbits with Myxomatosis


			
			 	
 	
	

Rabbits showing the signs of the viral infection Myxomatosis, have recently been reported from near Dungarvan and Killure, just south of Waterford City.


Secretive Pine Martin


			
			 	
 	
	

A secretive Pine Martin recently seen near Waterford City.


Red Squirrel near Kilmeadan


			
			 	
 	
	

An early January Red Squirrel near Kilmeadan.


Fin Whale at Brownstown Head


			
			 	
 	
	

A Fin Whale seen off Brownstown Head by Maurice Flynn.


Killer Whales Off Clonea Strand


			
			 	
 	
	

A party of five Killer Whales was seen in calm seas off Clonea Strand at the weekend.

Ack. to Paul Walsh

Image ack. to courses.washington.edu.