Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Elephant Hawk Moth


			
			 	
 	
	

Elephant Hawk Moth larva recently seen in Waterford City.


Frog About to Spawn


			
			 	
 	
	

A Frog about to spawn at Kilbarry NHA.


Inquisitive Mink


			
			 	
 	
	

An inquisitive Mink recently seen near Tramore.


Gannet in Flight


			
			 	
 	
	

Seen recently, a Gannet in Flight.


Brent Geese at Tramore Back Strand


			
			 	
 	
	

Brent Geese at Tramore Back Strand.


Swans Hatching


			
			 	
 	
	

See below – Success!! The first to hatch out on the 16th. May


Swan Tending Its Eggs


			
			 	
 	
	

A Waterford City Swan tending its eggs over the weekend.


Red Squirrel near Kilmeadan


			
			 	
 	
	

An early January Red Squirrel near Kilmeadan.


Woodcock Seen Near Kilmeaden


			
			 	
 	
	

True to lore, with the arrival of the first full moon in November (known as the Hunter’s Moon), four Woodcock and a Jack Snipe were seen near Kilmeaden.


Seal Washed Ashore at Tramore


			
			 	
 	
	

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