Apple Orchard Point Island

Apple Orchard Point Island

Apple Orchard Point Island is a small island, with an area of 0.85 ha, in south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania’s Vansittart Island Group, lying in eastern Bass Strait between Flinders and Cape Barren Islands in the Furneaux Group.

Fauna

Recorded breeding seabird and wader species are Little Penguin and Sooty Oystercatcher. Reptiles present include White-lipped Snake and Metallic Skink.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]

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