Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Mallards on St. John’s River


			
			 	
 	
	

Four Waterford City Mallard on St. John’s River in the Kilbarry Bog.


Otter at St. John’s Bridge


			
			 	
 	
	

An Otter is now regularly seen at St. John’s Bridge in Waterford City.


Otter in St. John’s River


			
			 	
 	
	

An intense Otter in St. John’s River at the Kilbarry Bog in Waterford City.


Mute Swans on St. John’s River


			
			 	
 	
	

More than 20 adult Mute Swans recently appeared on St. John’s River in the heart of Waterford City. This number did not include the family of swans shown below.


Mute Swan Family


			
			 	
 	
	

The Mute Swan family shown below are still doing well on St. John’s River at the Kilbarry Bog pNHA.


Mute Swans on St. John’s Pill


			
			 	
 	
	

Mute Swans on St. John’s Pill in Waterford City. This tidal river badly needs a weir to keep the water artificially high as when the tide is low, all the mess of debris and litter is exposed and it’s an unsightly mess!