Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County



Christmas dinner for a local Redwing.

A surprise Blackcap


In a Waterford City garden tody, a male Blackcap that should now be in the warmer climates of Africa. Why did it choose to overwinter here?

City Mallard


Recently seen on the St. John’s Pill nyear Tesco, a pair of Mallard.

Late Red Admiral


A late Red Admiral flying between the showers on its way back to Africa, seen in Waterford City today.

City Rabbits


In the Courthouse Gounds in the heart of Waterford City, happy little Rabbits.






Red Lily Beetle


Well awakened from the winter hibernation in the soil, the Red Lily Beetle is now alive and devestating the leaves and shoots of spring lilys and related plants.

Red Admiral


Now flying in good numbers, the African migrent Red Admiral.

Speckled Wood


A Speckled Wood brown butterfly in a City garden.