Story: Tītī − muttonbirding

A rainy day

A rainy day

This extract is from the diary of Ailsa Cain at age 9. She reflects on the joys and pitfalls of rain during the muttonbird season. Hear Ailsa talk about the manu (birding grounds).

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How to cite this page:

Philip Lyver, Jamie Newman and the Rakiura Tītī Islands Administering Body, 'Tītī − muttonbirding - A personal account of muttonbirding', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/5558/a-rainy-day (accessed 3 June 2020)

Story by Philip Lyver, Jamie Newman and the Rakiura Tītī Islands Administering Body, published 12 Jun 2006