Small dark gray waterbird with a yellow eye and a small thin bill.© Benny Diaz | Macaulay LibraryCabo Rojo, January 07, 2017
Small waterbird with a yellow eye and fluffy backside. Nonbreeding birds are grayish brown.© Christoph Moning | Macaulay LibraryCentral Abaco, Hope Town and Green Turtle Cay, January 11, 2013
- Small waterbird.
- Sooty-colored head and body.
- Thin, dark bill.
- Yellow eyes.
Immature DescriptionBill is pale. Eyes brown, turning whitish as it gets older. Head has white stripes, gradually darkening. Throat white.
Relative Sizebetween robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 8.7-10.6 in (22-27 cm)
- Weight: 2.9-6.4 oz (81-182 g)
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