- Large, dark waterbird.
- Long body and long neck.
- Medium-sized bill is blunt or hooked at tip.
- Purplish black plumage.
- Throat and base of bill yellowish.
Immature DescriptionMostly brownish, especially on neck and breast. Bill mostly dull brown.
Relative Sizebetween crow and goose
- Both Sexes
- Length: 24.0 in (61 cm)
- Weight: 37.7-52.9 oz (1070-1500 g)
- Wingspan: 40.2 in (102 cm)