Muttonbird

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Muttonbirds (also spelled mutton-birds or mutton birds) are shearwaters whose young are collected for food and other uses before they fledge in Australia and New Zealand. The Māori name for the birds, tītī, is also widely used in New Zealand.

Species[edit]

The species most frequently called muttonbirds are:

Other uses[edit]

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The term has been applied to several islands where muttonbirds breed and are, or were, harvested:

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