Albatross Island (Tasmania)

Albatross Island (Tasmania)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Albatross Island is an 18 ha island nature reserve in Bass Strait in south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania's Hunter Island Group and lies between north-west Tasmania and King Island. It is notable for its breeding colony of 5,000 pairs of Shy Albatross. Apart from Shy Albatross, breeding seabirds and shorebirds include Little Penguin, Short-tailed Shearwater, Fairy Prion, Pacific Gull, Silver Gull and Sooty Oystercatcher. A pair of White-bellied Sea-Eagles usually nests there annually. The island is visited regularly by Australian Fur Seals and New Zealand Fur Seals. Reptiles include the Metallic Skink and Tasmanian Tree Skink.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135965042
  • 9786135965049