Gossys Reef

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Gossys Reef is a small granite island, with an area of 1.5 ha, in south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania’s Sentinel Island Group, lying in eastern Bass Strait off the north-west coast of Flinders Island in the Furneaux Group.[1]

Fauna[edit]

Seabirds and waders recorded as breeding on the island include silver gull, Caspian tern and sooty oystercatcher. The metallic skink is also present.[1]

References[edit]

  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°45′S 147°50′E / 39.750°S 147.833°E / -39.750; 147.833