Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

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.


Calling Cuckoo in Fenor


			
			 	
 	
	

Just reported from Fenor Bog by Sean O’Sullivan, a calling Cuckoo.


Otter Road-kill Near Becket’s Restaurant


			
			 	
 	
	

An unusual road-kill at an unusual place – on the main road to Dunmore East from Waterford City, near Becket’s Restaurant, an Otter!


Chiffchaff Seen in Waterford City Garden


			
			 	
 	
	

Seen in a Waterford City garden today, a Chiffchaff. Now, has it just arrived from Africa or did it overwinter?


Primroses in Bloom


			
			 	
 	
	

Have you seen the first of the Primroses yet? Slow down in the car and see nature at its best.


Buzzard in Williamstown


			
			 	
 	
	

A Buzzard is now a regular visitor to Williamstown sports complex.