Juveniles are brownish above with a buffy breast and face.© Herb Elliott | Macaulay LibraryCalifornia, October 12, 2016
Adult DescriptionMedium-sized to large shorebird. Legs moderately long. Neck short. Bill short. Head large and rounded. Back uniform sandy brown. Underside and face white. Underside of wings white. Thin white line shows on top of wing in flight. Tail brown with dark patch near tip. Breeding adult has black forehead and black line connecting eyes to bill.
Immature DescriptionSimilar to nonbreeding adult.
- Both Sexes
- Length: 8.3-9.1 in (21-23 cm)
- Weight: 3.2-3.9 oz (90-110 g)
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