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Eagle Island (Western Australia)

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Eagle Island (Western Australia)

Eagle Island is about 200 metres from Eagle Bluff on the Peron Peninsula in Shark Bay World Heritage Site in the Gascoyne region of Western Australia.

Map of Eagle Island, Shark Bay WA 6537, Australia

It is a sand island with an area of about 1000 square metres (11000 ft2), and an elevation of eight metres (26 ft).

The island's vegetation is a closed heath, of which the dominant plant species is Nitraria billardierei (nitre bush). Other plant species include Limonium salicorniaceum; Sporobulus virginicus; species of Calandrinia, Pelargonium, Poa and Selenothamnus; and an introduced species of Chenopodium. silver gulls nest on the island, and a small number of pied cormorants roost there.

References

Eagle Island (Western Australia) Wikipedia


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