Story: Tītī − muttonbirding

Eating muttonbird hearts

Eating muttonbird hearts

Ailsa (second from left) and her cousins are feasting on the fried hearts of muttonbirds. Ailsa recalled that as a child she had absolute freedom to explore the island on which they were muttonbirding.

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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/photograph/5555/eating-muttonbird-hearts (accessed 5 June 2020)

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