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Lachlan Island

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Location  East Coast Tasmania
Adjacent bodies of water  Mercury Passage
State  Tasmania
Archipelago  Maria Island Group
Area  2.5 ha (6.2 acres)
Time zone  AEST (UTC+10)
Lachlan Island

The Lachlan Island, part of the Maria Island Group, is an island with an area of about 2.5 hectares (6 acres) lying close to the south-eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia. The island is located near the Freycinet Peninsula, situated midway between Maria Island and the Tasmanian mainland.

Contents

Map of Lachlan Island, Tasmania, Australia

Fauna

Recorded breeding seabird and wader species are little penguin, short-tailed shearwater, kelp gull, sooty oystercatcher and Caspian tern. Rabbits were introduced in the early 20th century and were eventually eradicated in the 1990s.

References

Lachlan Island Wikipedia


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