Surfbird - Aphriza virgata

Length 9.5-10.5 in (24.1-26.7 cm)
Wingspan 2.2 ft (66.0 cm)
Weight 4.3-6.8 oz (121-193 g)
Clutch Size 4
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA

Surfbirds are found along the western coast of North and South America. They breed in the far north and winter from Canada to the tip of South America. Surfbirds have a short stout bill that they use to pick invertebrates from rocks.

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