A small, squat seabird with short neck and tail, giving the body a blocky shape. It has a thin, pointed bill, and in flight rather long, narrow wings.
Larger than a Red-necked Phalarope, notably smaller than a Common Murre.between robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 9.4-9.8 in (24-25 cm)
- Weight: 9.1-12.6 oz (258-357 g)