Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Theridion Spider


			
			 	
 	
	

A male Theridion spider infested with red spider mites in a Waterford City greenhouse.


Wildflowers


			
			 	
 	
	

A profusion of roadside flowers near Bunmahon.


Dragon Fly


			
			 	
 	
	

Four-spotted Chaser at Fenor Bog.


Scarlet Lilly Beetle


			
			 	
 	
	

Reported from the Tycor area of Waterford City, the very invasive Scarlet Lilly Beetle.


Green-veined Whites


			
			 	
 	
	

Green-veined White butterflys were flying in good numbers in the south of Waterford City today.


Basking Shark


			
			 	
 	
	

Recently seen in Tramore Bay.


Speckled Wood


			
			 	
 	
	

A Speckled Wood brown butterfly in a City garden.


Flowering Hawthorn & Blackthorn


			
			 	
 	
	

May is the month for the Hawthorn and Blackthorn to flower.


Bluebells


			
			 	
 	
	

Bluebells recently seen at Kilmeaden


Swallow Resting After Migration

Resting after a long journey from Africa, a Swallow at Williams-town Sports Complex.