snowbird

Definitions of snowbird
  1. noun
    medium-sized Eurasian thrush seen chiefly in winter
    synonyms: Turdus pilaris, fieldfare
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    type of:
    thrush
    songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
  2. noun
    small North American finch seen chiefly in winter
    synonyms: junco
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    types:
    Junco hyemalis, dark-eyed junco, slate-colored junco
    common North American junco having grey plumage and eyes with dark brown irises
    type of:
    finch
    any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
  3. noun
    white Arctic bunting
    synonyms: Plectrophenax nivalis, snow bunting, snowflake
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    type of:
    bunting
    any of numerous seed-eating songbirds of Europe or North America
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