Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Black Redstart


Recently seen at Brownstown Head –  a female Black Redstart



One of six migrant Wheaters recently seen at Brownstown Head.

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.




Soprano Pipistrelle Bat


A probable Soprano Pipistrelle bat recently trapped at Brownstown Head.