A Fin Whale recently seen off Hook Head. For further details, listen to ‘Seascapes’ on RTE Radio 1 at 7pm Friday 03rd December.
An active Mink on the prowl near Lismore.
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.
3-footed deer seen in the Knockmealdown Mountains at the weekend.
Two of 24 Choughs recently seen at Whiting Bay.
Clouded Yellows continue to fly between the showers in the areas of Ardmore and Clashmore.
One also seen in Waterford City on the 11th.
The Emerald Damsel, recently photographed in West Waterford.
Now on the wing in the Clashmore area, the Silver-washed Fritillary.
Waterford’s newest mammal, a Bank Vole was found in a stunned condition on the Vee road outside Lismore at the weekend. It was carefully moved to roadside vegetation where it later recovered.
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.