Visscher Island

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Visscher Island is an island, with an area of 3.4 ha, in south-eastern Tasmania, in Australia.

It is part of the Sloping Island Group, lying close to the south-eastern coast of Tasmania around the Tasman and Forestier Peninsulas. It is part of the Tasman National Park.[1]

Flora and fauna[edit]

Recorded breeding seabird species are little penguin, white-faced storm-petrel, Pacific gull, kelp gull and Caspian tern. Occasionally Australian fur seals haul-out there in small numbers. The metallic skink is 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: 42°51′S 147°58′E / 42.850°S 147.967°E / -42.850; 147.967