Bruny Island wildlife is spectacular both on land and water. Also, the island has some unique species like the Albino White Wallabies, rare Fourty Spotted Pardilope and the Swift Parrot. The waters around the island are full of both Citations, fish and seabirds like the Albatross. Below are links to each group of Bruny Island’s wonderful animals.
The island and its inhabitants, take their natural environment seriously. If you too are serious about the islands wildlife and endangered species, have a look and download this P.D.F. compiled by Dr Tonia Cochran, of Inala and entitled, Bruny Island Threatened Species Management Strategy Download pdf 1MB.
The Swift Parrot breeds in Tasmania, in particular the forests of Bruny Island. The bird is migratory and moves north from Tasmania to the mainland during the winter months. Read more
Fairy Penguins are one of the most popular of visitor attractions to Bruny Island. The main viewing area for Fairy Penguin is situated between north and south Bruny on an area known as The Neck. Read more
Whales and dolphins
With over 3000 k of coastline around Bruny Island, marine wildlife is abundant and whales and dolphins are part of this prolific environment Read more
40 Spotted Pardalote
The Forty Spotted Pardalote is a small bird which lives exclusively in stands of white gum and is on the endangered species list. Read more
Wedge Tailed Eagles
The Tasmanian Wedge Tailed Eagle (Aquila audax fleayi) is a reasonably common site whilst traveling around Bruny Island. Read more