Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Inquisitive Otter Near Portlaw.


			
			 	
 	
	

An inquisitive Otter near Portlaw.


Seal Washed Ashore at Tramore


			
			 	
 	
	

A Seal in seemingly good condition washed ashore at Tramore. A victim of fishing nets?


Sperm Whale in Dungarvan


			
			 	
 	
	

A rare Sperm Whale expired at the Cunnigar Spit in Dungarvan on the 19th. August.

Image ack.to Lorna Siggins/Irish Times


Albino and Eyeless Monk Fish


			
			 	
 	
	

From the archives……

Exactly 10 years ago, Sean Carroll landed this very rare albino and eyeless Monk Fish off Dunmore East where it caused a bit of a stir as local fishermen had never seen the like before.


Grey Seal and a Small Copper Butterfly

Seen recently in the Tankerstown/Bunmahon area (the Copper Coast), a cheeky young Grey Seal and a Small Copper butterfly.


Whales Offshore at Bunmahon


			
			 	
 	
	

Today, many whales seen just offshore at Bunmahon.


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.


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.