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Noun: snowbird  'snow,burd
  1. Medium-sized Eurasian thrush seen chiefly in winter
    - fieldfare, Turdus pilaris
     
  2. White Arctic bunting
    - snow bunting, snowflake, Plectrophenax nivalis
     
  3. Small North American finch seen chiefly in winter
    - junco
     
  4. [N. Amer] Someone from a northern US state or Canada who spends winter in a warm southern US state

Derived forms: snowbirds

Type of: bunting, finch, thrush

Part of: genus Junco, genus Plectrophenax, genus Turdus, Plectrophenax, Turdus

Encyclopedia: Snowbird, Utah