Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Fin Whale off Hook Head


A Fin Whale recently seen off Hook Head. For further details, listen to ‘Seascapes’ on RTE Radio 1 at 7pm Friday 03rd December.

Seal release at Tramore


Seal release at Tramore yesterday.

Another Chipmunk Reported


Another Chipmunk recently seen near the Master McGrath Monument on the Dungarvan – Lismore road. This was probably released as an unwanted pet to add to the list of invasive species of Waterford.

Otter Near Mount Congreve


A recent inquisitive Otter in the Suir near Mt. Congreve – named Mossy!

Otter Near Piltown


Otter on the Suir near Piltown.

Urban Otter at Dungarvan


An urban Otter was recently watched while feeding in and about Dungarvan Harbour.

Mink Near Lismore


An active Mink on the prowl near Lismore.

Humpback Whales


Seen today at the mouth of Waterford Harbour, Humpback Whales.

Image. ack. to Aquawhalewatch

Grey Seal Release


Grey Seal release at Tramore on the 23rd.

Pygmy Sperm Whale


A new whale species for Waterford. A Pygmy Sperm Whale washed ashore at Dungarvan on the 10th December is a first record for the county and the eight record for Ireland.