A small, compact bird with a large head for its size. The short bill looks small (it is actually very wide). The wings are short and rounded and the tail rather short in flight.
Larger than a wood-pewee, smaller than a Common Nighthawk.between robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 7.5-8.3 in (19-21 cm)
- Weight: 1.1-2.0 oz (31-58 g)