Territory Stories

Annual Report 2021–2022, Power and Water Corporation

Details:

Title

Annual Report 2021–2022, Power and Water Corporation

Other title

Tabled Paper 708

Collection

Tabled Papers for 14th Assembly 2020 -; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2022-11-23

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

Publisher name

Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory

Place of publication

Darwin

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/893266

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/893267

Page content

32 Ilparpa ponds attracting tourists from across Australia and around the world Power and Water is proud to support public bird watching at our Ilparpa ponds site in Alice Springs. A number of ornithology books reference this site, which attracts tourists from across Australia and around the world. The Ilparpa waste water treatment ponds are home to a variety of birds and are an important staging point for migratory birds on their way across Australia and overseas. It is a protected area, and covers about 130 hectares of land. More than 140 species of birds have been sighted at the waste water treatment ponds, particularly waterbirds, migratory waders (mostly October to April), resident waders, raptors and passerines. Members of the public can access Ilparpa ponds for guided bird watching tours, coordinated through Tourism Central Australia. Purpose-built bird nesting islands, as well as a bird screen and interpretive signs have also been constructed at this site. Ilparpa waste water treatment ponds. 140+ species of birds sighted


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