Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Brent Geese


Brent Geese at Tramore Back Strand.

City Mallard


Recently seen on the St. John’s Pill nyear Tesco, a pair of Mallard.

Mallard Mystery

This picture of about 200 Mallard was taken yesterday at Glendine in west Waterford. They were part of a flock estimated to number at least 1000. All were waddling along this woodland path in a very determined manner, intent on reaching their destination. Where they came from and where they were going, is not known. Why they chose to walk rather then fly is another mystery. Any ideas ??

Grey Lag Goose


38 Grey Lag Geese were recently seen and reported at the Coolfin haunt near Portlaw.


Mute Swan


A wary Mute Swan discommoded when its picture was being taken by Bob Barrett in the Anne Valley.