Bird Island (Prime Seal Group)

Bird Island is a small granite island with an area of 1.5 ha, in south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania’s Prime Seal Island Group, lying in eastern Bass Strait west of Flinders in the Furneaux Group. It is joined to Flinders Island at low tide.[1]

FaunaEdit

Recorded breeding seabird and wader species are short-tailed shearwater and sooty oystercatcher.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Brothers, Nigel; Pemberton, David; Pryor, Helen; & Halley, Vanessa. (2001). Tasmania’s Offshore Islands: seabirds and other natural features. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: Hobart. ISBN 0-7246-4816-X

Coordinates: 40°00′S 147°51′E / 40.000°S 147.850°E / -40.000; 147.850