Mutton bird


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(Zool.) the Australian short-tailed petrel (Nectris brevicaudus).

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Later, the camp had a Jungle Thanksgiving Dinner of mutton bird, spatchcock and beer.
Testifying to the extent of literacy and its centrality in the daily life of southern Kai Tahu by the turn of the twentieth century, Tini explained that after she arrived at The Neck she wrote to her 'mother and all the dear ones that I had left behind, to tell them of my safe arrival, and then settled down to hard work, and hard work it was, preparing for the mutton bird island'.
Being on Ngai Tahu soil during the mutton bird and oyster seasons also meant the catering was superb.
The story of an English naturalist who spent three summers on small islands around Tasmania helping with research into the mutton bird industry.
m o " Later the camp had a Jungle Thanksgiving Dinner of mutton bird, spatchcock, and a bottle of beer
The two remaining races will be conducted off Coffs Harbour and will start near Mutton Bird Island on January 5 and 6, 2001.
Serventy explored the effects of regular harvesting by Aborigines on the Tasmanian mutton bird population in the Furneaux Islands in Bass Strait.
But the Mutton bird is pretty cool and is sort of mini albatross.
On Chappel Island there is very little food and only when the mutton bird is resident do the snakes get to eat.
New Zealand's Mutton Birds famously flew 1,200 miles to play a gig at the Flapper & Firkin, as it was previously known.