Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Lissalan Kingfisher


Pictured at the north of Tramore Back Strand.

Emperor Dragonfly


Recently seen at the Lisselan salt marsh of Tramore BacK Strand, the large Emperor Dragonfly.

Common Darter


The Common Darter recently seen near Tramore.

Tramore Fungus


Mushrooms by Tramore Strand

Brent Geese at Tramore


About 80 Brent Geese have arrived at Tramore from the Arctic to spend the winter  here.

Basking Shark


Recently seen in Tramore Bay.

Brent Geese in Tramore


Winter Brent Geese populations at Tramore Back Strand and Dungarvan are now well established.

Orca Washed Ashore in Tramore


Washed ashore at Tramore Back Strand, an Orca or Killer Whale.

Brent Geese at Tramore


Brent Geese at Tramore by Paddy Dwan.

Glossy Ibis and American Ring-billed Gull


Recently seen at Cloughernagh creek at the north of Tramore Back Strand, a Glossy Ibis and an American Ring-billed Gull with no tail.