Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

Common Redstart in Annestown


A female Common Redstart recently seen in an Annestown garden.

Common Lizard at Annestown


A Common Lizard caught in a house at Annestown recently.

Red Bandfish


A very rare Red Bandfish Cupola rubiscens L. 1746, was found by Alice Bennett on Annestown beach on the 25th August. This appears to be the 5th Irish record for this native fish. It grows to about 300mm long.

Record ack. to Jim Hurley. Image ack. to R.. Patzner.

Hen Harrier near Annestown


Seen near Annestown over the past few days, a female and juvenile Hen Harrier.