Definition of surfbird in US English:

surfbird

noun

  • A small migratory wader of the sandpiper family, with mainly dark gray 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

/ˈsərfbərd/