Muttonbird, mutton-bird or mutton bird refer to seabirds – particularly certain large shearwaters – whose young are collected for food and other uses before they fledge (see also Muttonbirding). The species most frequently called `muttonbirds` are: The term has been applied to several islands where `muttonbirds` breed and are, or were, har...
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any of several shearwaters (oceanic bird species), whose chicks are harvested commercially for meat and oil. The species principally utilized are ... [1 related articles]
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