Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Green-veined Whites


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

Spring Butterflies

Spring butterflies now on the wing include the Holly Blue and the Orange Tip.

Speckled Wood Butterfly


Flying during sunny spells between the showers, an early Speckled Wood butterfly in a Waterford City garden.

Red Admiral Butterfly


A very late Red Admiral butterfly hatched this year was seen in Waterford City today.

Clouded Yellow Butterfly


Recently seen at Brownstown Head, the migrant Clouded Yellow butterfly.

Locally Found Butterflies

Three butterflies now flying on a sunny Easter Sundey; the Small Tortoiseshell, the Holly Blue and the Orange Tip.

Comma Butterfly


Recently seen in Waterford City, the unusual Comma butterfly.

Butterflies Now Flying

Now flying in small numbers, the Orange Tip, Holly Blue and Small Tortoiseshell butterflies.

Holly Blues Reported


Holly Blue butterflies were seen flying in a Waterford City garden on the 06th. and 07th. of April.

Clouded Yellow Butterfly


In a poor butterfly year, only one migrant Clouded Yellow has been reported from Waterford City.