Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

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.


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.