Spectacle Island (Tasmania)

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Spectacle Island is an island, with an area of 3.5 ha, in south-eastern Australia. It is part of the Sloping Island Group, lying close to the south-eastern coast of Tasmania around the Tasman and Forestier Peninsulas.[1]


Recorded breeding seabird and wader species are little penguin, short-tailed shearwater and pied oystercatcher.[1]


  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: 42°52′S 147°36′E / 42.867°S 147.600°E / -42.867; 147.600