Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Green-veined Whites


Green-veined White butterflys were flying in good numbers in the south of Waterford City today.

Buzzard Harassing Magpie


A Common Buzzard was recently seen harassing a Magpie at Killure near the Municipal Golf Course in Waterford City.

Whitethorn & Blackthorn Blossom

Have you seen the thorn blossom yet?

Brent Geese at Tramore


Brent Geese at Tramore by Paddy Dwan.

Soaring Buzzard


A soaring Buzzard recently seen above the Norwood area of Waterford City.

Turnstones in Tramore


Note the excellent camouflage of these Turnstones at Tramore Back Strand.

Waxwing seen in Tramore


A recent Waxwing seen in Tramore.

Crossbill at Ballyscanlan


Recently seen at Ballyscanlan, the unusual Crossbill.

Common Blue in Back Strand


A Common Blue butterfly recently seen at Tramore Back Strand.

Comma Butterflies Near Jack Meade’s Pub


One of two rare Comma butterflies seen over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend near Jack Meade’s pub in east Waterford.