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Synonyms for snowbird

medium-sized Eurasian thrush seen chiefly in winter

small North American finch seen chiefly in winter

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The Canadian Snowbird Association said it is a 70,000 member, non-profit, non-partisan organization representing Canadian travellers from across the country.
For 25 years, however, Norton's consulting firm has studied the migratory patterns of Yuma County snowbirds.
By moving the show to once every second year, the chance of booking the Snowbirds increases, he said.
While there is a large base of regulars among the guests who pass through the Andre House dining rooms each evening, there is also a fluid number of transient guests, many of them snowbird arrivals who come into town by bus or having hitched a ride," Devine says.
The living memorial to Kilmer, tucked away in the heart of North Carolina's Nantahala National Forest, lies under the shadow of the Snowbird Mountains of the Unicoi Range.
A majority of these special pages are seasonal and end when the snowbirds leave.
This report echoes a similar DND study in 1999 that estimated it would cost about $96 million to keep the Snowbirds flying their Tutors until 2007.
As a result of the crash, the Snowbirds were grounded for a month while the remaining squadron aircraft were thoroughly inspected and overhauled.
Two CF Snowbirds crashed in mid-air on December 10, 2004, while on a routine practice flight over southern Saskatchewan, killing one pilot and injuring a second.
Officially known as 413 Air Demonstration Squadron and based at CFB Moose Jaw, the Snowbirds have been thrilling Canadians from coast-to-coast since 1971 with their spectacular displays of aerial acrobatics and precision flying.