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  • n  a variety of albatross with black feet

  • The Japs had eaten all the island's gooney birds, and most of its rats.
  • Naval experts on bird migration suspect that gooney birds navigate to their breeding island by following the earth's magnetic field.
  • Because there was no typewriter in the house, Miss Woods went outside and picked her way through the island's ubiquitous gooney birds in search of one.
News & Articles

  • Judge weighs motion in Erie homicide
    An Erie County judge is weighing whether there is enough evidence to try homicide defendant Michael R. James on charges he kidnapped a supposed witness to the shooting of Teverous G. "Gooney" Williams on July 13, 2012.
    June 24, 2013 - Erie Times-News

  • Peter Greenberg in Toronto Star
    The military essentially abandoned the place in 1997,says Greenberg, leaving only a few people on the island. "It's really just you and gooney birds ...... If you're looking to find footprints in the sand, just look behind you because they...
  • Mike Holmgren in Seattle Times
    When he starts to run, I really worry about him,Holmgren said. "You guys have seen gooney birds land on lakes and things like that?"

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