South Pasco Island

South Pasco Island is an island, with an area of 21 ha, in south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania’s Pasco Island Group, lying in eastern Bass Strait off the north-west coast of Flinders Island in the Furneaux Group. It is used for grazing sheep.[1]

FaunaEdit

Seabirds and waders recorded as breeding on the island include little penguin, short-tailed shearwater, white-faced storm-petrel, Pacific gull, Caspian tern and sooty oystercatcher. White's skink is present.[1]

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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: 39°57′S 147°45′E / 39.950°S 147.750°E / -39.950; 147.750