Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Clouded Yellow Butterfly


			
			 	
 	
	

Recently seen at Brownstown Head, the migrant Clouded Yellow butterfly.


Kestrel Near Brownstown Head


			
			 	
 	
	

A hovering Kestrel near Brownstown Head.


Wheatear at Brownstown Head


			
			 	
 	
	

An incoming Wheatear at Brownstown Head.


Fin Whale at Brownstown Head


			
			 	
 	
	

A Fin Whale seen off Brownstown Head by Maurice Flynn.


Desert Wheatear


			
			 	
 	
	

A rare Desert Wheatear recently seen at Brownstown Head.


Sand Martins Seen at Brownstown


			
			 	
 	
	

One of two Sand Martins seen at Brownstown yesterday.


Ireland’s Largest Migrant Moths

Ireland’s two largest migrant moths recently trapped at Brownstown Head, The Convolvulous Hawk Moth and the Death’s Head Hawk Moth.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agrius_convolvuli

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death%27s-head_hawkmoth

 


Soprano Pipistrelle Bat


			
			 	
 	
	

A probable Soprano Pipistrelle bat recently trapped at Brownstown Head.


Moths at Brownstown Head

Moths at Brownstown Head late last week, thePuss Moth and theStriped Hawk Moth.