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- Tiny heron.
- Long neck.
- Long bill.
- Crown and back black or dark brownish.
- Neck and sides warm orange-brown.
- Front of neck and chest striped orange and white.
Immature DescriptionSimilar to adult female, with paler and browner crown.
Relative Sizebetween robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 11.0-14.2 in (28-36 cm)
- Weight: 1.8-3.6 oz (51-102 g)
- Wingspan: 16.1-18.1 in (41-46 cm)