Killdeer have the characteristic large, round head, large eye, and short bill of all plovers. They are especially slender and lanky, with a long, pointed tail and long wings.
Similar in size to American Robin, but with longer legs and wings.robin-sized
- Both Sexes
- Length: 7.9-11.0 in (20-28 cm)
- Weight: 2.6-4.5 oz (75-128 g)
- Wingspan: 18.1-18.9 in (46-48 cm)