Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County



A By-The-Wind-Sailor recently seen near Boatstrand.


Male Pheasant Near Boatstrand


A male Pheasant near Boatstrand.

Mystery Bird


Recently pictured near Boatstrand, the photographer, who described it as a “rat with wings” wants suggestions as to what it might be. Hawk or Kestrel size.

Well, any suggestions?

Basking Shark off Boatstrand


A Basking Shark off Boatstrand on Whit Sunday.

Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly


Seen in strong sunshine yesterday, the Small Tortoiseshell butterfly at Boatstrand and in Waterford City.