Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

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.


Goldfinch Vs Window


			
			 	
 	
	

This Goldfinch smashed into a window in Waterford City but later revived and flew away.


Female Blackcap


			
			 	
 	
	

A female Blackcap was recently seen in a local garden. Now, is it a recent migrant from Europe or did it overwintetr here??


House Mouse Infestations


			
			 	
 	
	

Several reports of House Mouse infestation in Waterford City over the past week.


Juvenile Blackbird


			
			 	
 	
	

A juvenile Blackbird ringed (Ring No.LA2693) in a city garden on the 13th June 2010 was retrapped as a Male on the 12th December this year.


Woodcock in Kilmeadon


			
			 	
 	
	

“The coming of the Hunters’ Moon, brings about the Woodcocks’ doom ………………….”

Near Kilmeaden


Buzzard Harassing Magpie


			
			 	
 	
	

A Common Buzzard was recently seen harassing a Magpie at Killure near the Municipal Golf Course in Waterford City.


Black Redstart


			
			 	
 	
	

An uncommon Black Redstart recently caught in a Waterford City suburb.