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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Male Pheasant Near Boatstrand


			
			 	
 	
	

A male Pheasant near Boatstrand.


Mystery Bird


			
			 	
 	
	

Recently pictured near Boatstrand, the photographer, who described it as a “rat with wings” wants suggestions as to what it might be. Hawk or Kestrel size.

Well, any suggestions?


Basking Shark off Boatstrand


			
			 	
 	
	

A Basking Shark off Boatstrand on Whit Sunday.


Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly


			
			 	
 	
	

Seen in strong sunshine yesterday, the Small Tortoiseshell butterfly at Boatstrand and in Waterford City.