Petrel vs Muttonbirding - What's the difference?

petrel | muttonbirding |


As nouns the difference between petrel and muttonbirding

is that petrel is petrel (bird) while muttonbirding is the seasonal harvesting of petrel chicks, especially shearwater species, for food, oil and feathers.

petrel

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any of various species of black, grey, or white seabirds in the order Procellariiformes .
  • Derived terms

    * Antarctic petrel * Atlantic petrel * Barau's petrel * Bermuda petrel * Bonin petrel * Bulwer's petrel * Chatham petrel * Cook's petrel * European storm petrel * Fea's petrel * Fiji petrel * Gould's petrel * Guadalupe storm petrel * Hawaiian petrel * Juan Fernandez petrel * Kerguelen petrel * Kermadec petrel * Leach's storm petrel * Madeira petrel * Madeiran storm petrel * Magellan diving petrel * Magenta petrel * Markham's storm petrel * Mas a Tierra petrel * Mascarene petrel * Matsudaira's storm petrel * Murphy's petrel * New Zealand storm petrel * Peruvian diving petrel * Phoenix petrel * Polynesian storm petrel * Providence petrel * Pycroft's petrel * South Georgia diving petrel * Stejneger's petrel * Swinhoe's storm petrel * Tahiti petrel * Tristram's storm petrel * Wilson's storm Petrel * Zino's petrel * ashy storm petrel * black storm petrel * black-bellied storm petrel * black-capped petrel * black-winged petrel * blue petrel * cape petrel * common diving petrel * dark-rumped petrel * diving petrel * fork-tailed storm petrel * fulmarine petrel * gadfly petrel * giant petrel * great-winged petrel * grey-backed storm petrel * herald petrel * least storm petrel * mottled petrel * northern giant petrel * ringed storm petrel * snow petrel * soft-plumaged petrel * southern giant petrel * storm petrel * wedge-rumped storm petrel * white-bellied storm petrel * white-chinned petrel * white-faced storm petrel * white-headed petrel * white-necked petrel * white-vented storm petrel

    See also

    * (wikipedia) * (Procellariiformes) * (Procellariiformes)

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    muttonbirding

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia muttonbirding)
  • The seasonal harvesting of petrel chicks, especially shearwater species, for food, oil and feathers.