A large, heavyset, chickenlike bird with long legs, long toes, a thick neck and head, heavy bill, and short tail often held cocked.
Larger than a Purple Gallinule, smaller than a Limpkin.between crow and goose
- Both Sexes
- Length: 15.0-19.7 in (38-50 cm)
- Weight: 17.8-30.0 oz (505-850 g)
- Wingspan: 35.4-39.4 in (90-100 cm)