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  • One was a muttonbird-topped pizza that my friend made for me when I was in New Zealand.

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  • National claims the launch in Wellington earlier in September included a lavish breakfast of muttonbird, champagne and oysters.

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  • An obsolete name for the Short-Tailed Shearwater. The name was first used by early settlers on Norfolk Island in the Pacific, who harvested adult providence petrels annually for food. The petrels were similar to but larger than the Short-Tailed Shearwater. An officer in the Royal Marines called them "the flying sheep."

    December 8, 2007