Night Island (Queensland)

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The island is an important breeding site for Pied Imperial-pigeons

Night Island is part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park west of Cape Melville, Queensland, Australia. It lies east of Coen between the first three-mile opening and the second three-mile opening of the Barrier Reef about 100 km south-east of Lockhart River. It is part of the Islands North of Port Stewart Important Bird Area.[1] The indigenous people of the island were the Kawadji.[2]

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  1. ^ BirdLife International. (2011). Important Bird Areas factsheet: Islands North of Port Stewart. Downloaded from "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 10, 2007. Retrieved August 15, 2013.  on 2011-07-12.
  2. ^ Tindale 1974.


Coordinates: 13°22′05″S 143°34′37″E / 13.368°S 143.577°E / -13.368; 143.577