Eastern Whip-poor-wills are medium-sized birds with a large, rounded head and a stout chest that tapers to a long tail and wings, giving them a distinctly front-heavy look.
Smaller than a Chuck-will’s-widow; about the size of a Common Nighthawk.between robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 8.7-10.2 in (22-26 cm)
- Weight: 1.5-2.3 oz (43-64 g)
- Wingspan: 17.7-18.9 in (45-48 cm)