Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

By-The-Wind-Sailor


			
			 	
 	
	

A By-The-Wind-Sailor recently seen near Boatstrand.

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Elephant Hawk Moth


			
			 	
 	
	

Found on a wall at Tankerstown near Bunmahon, the small Elephant Hawk Moth.


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.


Male Pheasant Near Boatstrand


			
			 	
 	
	

A male Pheasant near Boatstrand.


Ravens Nest Near Bunmahon

Four Ravens nestlings near Bunmahon with an anxious mother in attendance while the pictures were being taken.


Whales Offshore at Bunmahon


			
			 	
 	
	

Today, many whales seen just offshore at Bunmahon.


Seal Washed Ashore at Bunmahon


			
			 	
 	
	

This dead seal recently washed ashore near Bunmahon was reported as being shot by fishermen.


Choughs on the Coast of Waterford


			
			 	
 	
	

Choughs on the Coast of Waterford


White Blackbird


			
			 	
 	
	

Ballybricken in Waterford City.

I’m dreaming of a white blackbird.