The Cinnabar Moth is a member of a family of the most colourful insects to be found in Waterford and Ireland. One was recently seen in the Kilbarry Bog in Watrford City.
The Silver Y is a very common immigrent from mainland Europe and North Africa. They start arriving in May and further influxes take place through the summer months.There is a return migration mainly in September each year.
Now moving south between the showers, fair numbers of Painted Ladies on their way to their winter quarters in Africa.
Probably more common than the records suggest, the Orb Web Spider Araniella curcurbitina was recently seen at the Kilbarry Bog National Heritage Area in Waterford City.