Perano Collection of Whaling Photographs
Giant petrel scavenging whale offal

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Collection Perano
Description Nelly birds [giant petrel] scavenging for whale offal at the Fishing Bay whaling station.

Original in a box of Perano photographs lent to Don Grady for his book, The Perano Whalers of Cook Strait 1911-1964, published in 1982. This image from a DVD titled "Perano Whaling Photos - 17th Feb. 2014 - John Penney".
Year Range from 1911
Year range to 1964
Object ID 2014.030.0011
Object Name Photograph
Title Giant petrel scavenging whale offal
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Last modified on: August 29, 2014