Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Cinnibar Moth


			
			 	
 	
	

The Cinnabar Moth is a member of a family of the most colourful insects to be found in Waterford and Ireland. One was recently seen in the Kilbarry Bog in Watrford City.


Silver Y Moth


			
			 	
 	
	

The Silver Y is a very common immigrent from mainland Europe and North Africa. They start arriving in May and further influxes take place through the summer months.There is a return migration mainly in September each year.


Day-flying Magpie Moth


			
			 	
 	
	

Now on the wing in many local places, the day-flying multi-coloured Magpie Moth,


Plume Moth


			
			 	
 	
	

The unusual Plume Moth aptly named the T Moth.