Long and slender with a stout bill that is yellow below and black above. Brown above with a peachy wash below. Note dark face mask.
Individuals show variation in plumage color. Those in the Lesser Antilles tend to be more cinnamon below.
Often secretive and difficult to see. Sings a guttural "coo."
Long and slender with a long tail that has large white spots as seen from below.
- Slender, medium-sized bird.
- Long tail with large white spots along edges.
- Dull brown back.
- Underside washed with buff.
- Black face mask.
- Bill black above, with yellow lower mandible.
- Wings brown.
Immature DescriptionResembles adult, but with less distinct tail pattern and face mask.
Relative Sizebetween robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 11.0-12.6 in (28-32 cm)
- Weight: 2.3-2.5 oz (65-70 g)
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