Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Invasive Red Lily Beetles


A cluster of about 30 very invasive Red Lily Beetles was seen today in a City garden.

Invasive Plants at Kilbarry Bog


A new invasive species at the Kilbarry Bog NHA in Waterford City – an ornamental Variegated Phragmites, a probable escapee from some local domestic pond.

Harlequin Ladybird Beetle


The very invasive and damaging Harlequin Ladybird Beetle Harmonia axyridis was found at Tramore Back Strand a few days ago. This comes in many forms, a sample of which is shown here.

Ack. to Alan Walsh

Images ack. to Wikipedia

Another Chipmunk Reported


Another Chipmunk recently seen near the Master McGrath Monument on the Dungarvan – Lismore road. This was probably released as an unwanted pet to add to the list of invasive species of Waterford.