Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

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.


Long-finned Pilot Whale


			
			 	
 	
	

2Washed ashore at Tramore Back Strand on the 1st. September, the largest member of the Dolphin family, a Long-finned Pilot Whale.