Definition of surfbird in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsəːfbəːd/


A small migratory wader of the sandpiper family, with mainly dark grey plumage and a short bill and legs, breeding in Alaska.
  • Aphriza virgata, family Scolopacidae
Example sentences
  • The sandpipers, surfbirds, and turnstones fly in separate flocks with each flock moving as one.
  • The turnstones were still pretty active but they stayed close to the surfbirds and did not stray far out of range of the camera.
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