A medium-sized raptor with a large head and a very large, hooked bill. It has a long tail and very rounded wings often described as paddle shaped.
Larger than a Broad-winged, smaller than a Red-tailed Hawk.between crow and goose
- Both Sexes
- Length: 15.3-20.1 in (39-51 cm)
- Weight: 7.6-9.8 oz (215-277 g)
- Wingspan: 30.7-38.6 in (78-98 cm)