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.
|Location||East Coast Tasmania|
|Archipelago||Maria Island Group|
|Adjacent bodies of water||Mercury Passage|
|Area||2.5 ha (6.2 acres)|
|• Summer (DST)|
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.
- Brothers, Nigel; Pemberton, David; Pryor, Helen; Halley, Vanessa (2001). Tasmania's Offshore Islands: seabirds and other natural features. Hobart: Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. p. 606. ISBN 978-0-7246-4816-0.