Waterford Wildlife

Since 1999

The Wildlife of Waterford City & County

THe Wren, the Wren.


The King of all birds for St. Stephen’s Day

Winter Butterflies


The radiators are on and the sun is shining. The house is warm. Butterflies and some moths that are hibernating in your house for the winter are fooled into thinking that the Spring has sprung and start flying in your house. Take them gently and put them in a dark place. They will fly again when the real Spring arrives.

Day-flying Magpie Moth


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