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Stack Island

Stack Island is an island game reserve, with an area of 23.7 ha and a high point 54 m above sea-level, in Bass Strait, south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania’s Hunter Island Group which lies between north-west Tasmania and King Island.[1]

Fauna

The island forms part of the Hunter Island Group Important Bird Area.[2] Breeding seabirds and shorebirds include Little Penguin, Short-tailed Shearwater, Pacific Gull, Silver Gull, Sooty Oystercatcher, Black-faced Cormorant, Crested Tern and Fairy Tern. Mammals include small numbers of Rabbits and Rakali.[1]

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Coordinates: 40°36′S 144°46′E / 40.600°S 144.767°E / -40.600; 144.767


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