A rooster is symbolized in the book as something from Franky's childhood. As a little kid, Franky loved the rooster wind vane. When she got older, she had a dream about the rooster that helped her figure out where her mom was.
Northern Royal Albatross or Toroa (Diomedea sanfordi) is a large seabird from the albatross family. Northern Royal Albatrosses nest on the Chatham Islands, Enderby Island in the Auckland Islands, and at Taiaroa Head on the Otago Peninsula, New Zealand.