Waterford Wetland Survey 2015

During May field surveys were undertaken on a range of sites as part of the Waterford Wetland Survey.  Field work turned up some internationally and nationally important wetlands and some interesting fauna and flora finds on a wide range of wetlands habitats in the county.

WdWS 22 (4)

Extensive reedswamp communities around Belle Lake.

SAM 5439

Kilmacleague Created wetland near Tramore Back strand....

SAM 5478

.... a habitat for the rare Inula crithmoides.

SAM 5573

Reedswamp, tall herb swamp and marsh communities at Norrisland on the banks of the Blackwater River SAC.

SAM 5718

Transition mire at Glennaglogh.

SAM 5529

Mountain blanket at Moanyarha Bog located in the North Comeragh Mountains.

SAM 5818

Constructed wetlands at Dunhill. 

WdWS 277 (15)

Large flood plain wetland, with reedswamp and alluvial woodland at Parkdotia, on the southern banks of the River Bride. 



© Peter Foss 2012