Definition of surfbird in English:

surfbird

noun

  • 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

    ‘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.’

Pronunciation

surfbird

/ˈsəːfbəːd/