Kimberley Commonwealth Marine Park announced

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A humpback cow and calf playing to the south of Adele Island

Adele Island, a tiny speck on a marine chart to the north of One Arm Point, sits right at the centre of the newly released Kimberley Commonwealth Marine Park, a vast marine area that links the Kimberley coast with the newly created Camden Sound Marine Park.

Photographing birds – Adele Island

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A masked booby on Adele Island on the Kimberley coast.

  65km off the Kimberley coast lies Adele Island, a low grassy fish-hooked shaped mound ¬†surrounded by extensive sandy reef flats. ¬†Although a tiny speck on the map, Adele is an important breeding ground for Masked and Brown boobies (Sula dactylatra and Sula leucogaster), Lesser Frigage birds (Fregata ariel), terns, pelicans, and various waders. In 2010 and 2011 we visited … Read More