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- Medium-sized to large nocturnal bird.
- Large-headed with a tiny bill. Tiny feet (rarely seen).
- Very well camouflaged, colored in browns, black, and gray.
- In flight, long, rounded wings with light bar near tip.
- Long, rounded tail.
Immature DescriptionSimilar to adult, but plumage generally more blurred.
Relative Sizebetween robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 11.0-11.8 in (28-30 cm)
- Weight: 1.9 oz (53 g)