muttonbirder

muttonbirder

(ˈmʌtənˌbɜːdə)
n
(Hunting) NZ a person who hunts muttonbirds
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Hawke DJ, Newman J, Moiler H, Wixon J (2003) A possible early muttonbirder's fire on Poutama, a Rakiura titi Island, New Zealand.
We thank the muttonbirders who allowed sample collection.
This surely explains why tribal members, namely 'muttonbirders', wanted to write about it.
It is consistent with contemporary observations and recollections that it was uncommon for muttonbirders to work on a Sunday until at least the 1960s.
(61) Some muttonbirders affectionately refer to their time spent on the Titi Islands as the 'life apart'.
This helps to explain why the reading public in colonial southern New Zealand would have been interested in descriptions of muttonbirds, muttonbirders and muttonbirding.