Penguin Island, off the coast of Rockingham, is closed to visitors this time of the year to let the penguins breed without too much disturbance.
These photos were taken during three different visits to the island over the last two years.
Looking on to the Penguin Island from the Mersey Point jetty, Rockingham
The Mersey Point jetty
Sign near the jetty
Seaweed in the Penguin Island waters; the green ones are sea lettuce (Ulva sp.)
Silver gulls on the island
Little blue periwinkles (Nodilittorina unifasciata) (Photo also found here)
This must be around the west side of the island, where the waves are bigger.
Rocky shore covered in seaweeds
Some sea lions and pelicans on the nearby Seal Island
Closure of Ewens Ponds for spring renewal
2 months ago