A medium-sized seabird with a heavy body and fairly short, pointed wings. It has a small head and relatively short neck. The bill is straight and sharply pointed.
Larger than a Pied-billed Grebe, smaller than a Surf Scoter.crow-sized
- Both Sexes
- Length: 11.8-12.6 in (30-32 cm)
- Weight: 11.3-17.1 oz (320-485 g)
- Wingspan: 20.5-22.8 in (52-58 cm)