North East Isle

North East Isle is a granite island, with an area of 32.62 ha and a high point of 125 m, in south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania’s Kent Group, lying in northern Bass Strait between the Furneaux Group and Wilsons Promontory in Victoria. It is now part of the Kent Group National Park, Tasmania’s northernmost national park, which was gazetted in 2002. It is unmodified by human activity.

Fauna

Recorded breeding seabird and wader species include Little Penguin, Short-tailed Shearwater, Fairy Prion, Common Diving-Petrel, Pacific Gull and Sooty Oystercatcher. Also present are the White-footed Dunnart and White's Skink.[1]

References

Coordinates: 39°27′S 147°22′E / 39.450°S 147.367°E / -39.450; 147.367


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