Category Archives: Western Treatment Plant

Western Treatment Plant – 21 July 2018

By Phil Marley

Never underestimate the value of forward planning. Continue reading


Western Treatment Plant – August 2016

By Peter Bennet

Well, as promised, we began the day with the sun blazing from a blue sky – at least that little patch  behind John Barkla’s head as he gave a briefing to some 30 intrepid birders at the Paradise Road gate. Continue reading

Western treatment Plant – February 2015

By Peter Bennet

Despite selecting a day with the perfect weather conditions for birding in a treeless habitat (35 degrees, humid, windy) the usual suspects and a number of new members, 28 in all, faithfully showed up at the Paradise Road gate – quite an impressive convoy even after rationalising the transport. There was a palpable air of excitement as a number of people hadn’t visited WTP before, and with an international visitor to impress (Karthik from Bangalore) John Barkla duly set out to find the goodies. Continue reading