A very small seabird with a chunky body, very short tail and neck, and a small stubby bill. The wings are short and narrow.
Larger than a Red-necked Phalarope, smaller than a Black Guillemot.between robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 7.5-9.1 in (19-23 cm)
- Weight: 4.7-7.2 oz (134-204 g)
- Wingspan: 15.0 in (38 cm)