Origin of mutton bird
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For food, there was shell-fish and mutton-bird eggs, with no lack of boiling water to cook them.The Moon Rock|Arthur J. Rees
Starvation stared them in the face, when it was discovered that Mount Pitt was honeycombed with mutton-bird burrows.
The mutton-bird, it will therefore be allowed, is the most prolific of all avian colonists.