surfbird
noun Date: 1839 a shorebird (Aphriza virgata) of the sandpiper family that occurs along the Pacific coasts of America and has a black-tipped white tail

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  • surfbird — ☆ surfbird [sʉrf′bʉrd΄ ] n. a shorebird (Aphriza virgata) of the same family as the sandpiper, found on the Pacific coast of the Americas during the winter: it has a short, square tail, white at the base and black at the tip …   English World dictionary

  • Surfbird — Taxobox name = Surfbird status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 220px image caption = Surfbird in nest regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Scolopacidae genus = Aphriza (disputed) genus… …   Wikipedia

  • surfbird — strazdiniai tilvikai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Aphriza angl. surfbird vok. Gischtläufer, m rus. бурунный кулик, m pranc. bécasseau du ressac, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – bėgikai siauresnis terminas – strazdinis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • surfbird — strazdinis tilvikas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Aphriza virgata angl. surfbird vok. Gischtläufer, m rus. бурунный кулик, m pranc. bécasseau du ressac, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – strazdiniai tilvikai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • surfbird — /serrf berrd /, n. a sandpiperlike shorebird, Aphriza virgata, of the Pacific coast, breeding in Alaska and wintering in South America. [1830 40, Amer.; SURF + BIRD] * * * ▪ bird  (Aphriza virgata), American shorebird that has a black triangle on …   Universalium

  • surfbird — noun sandpiper like shorebird of Pacific coasts of North America and South America • Syn: ↑Aphriza virgata • Hypernyms: ↑shorebird, ↑shore bird, ↑limicoline bird • Member Holonyms: ↑Aphriza, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • USS Surfbird (AM-383) — The USS Surfbird (AM 383) was an In popular culture Surfbird appeared briefly in the 1954 film The Caine Mutiny as the fictitious minesweeper USS Jones .References* *External links* http://www.surfbird383.org …   Wikipedia

  • Calidrid — Taxobox name = Typical waders image width = 200px image caption = Red Knot, Calidris canutus . Calidris s. str. are stout birds with bold pattern in breeding plumage regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves subclassis = Neornithes… …   Wikipedia

  • Kobuk River — The Kobuk River is approximately convert|280|mi|km|0|lk=on long, located in the Arctic region of northwestern Alaska in the United States. [USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO… …   Wikipedia

  • Cozumel Thrasher — Conservation status Critically Endangered (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

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