A medium-sized seabird with a small head and medium-length, sharply pointed bill. The neck and tail are fairly short; the wings are short and narrow (helps with “flying” underwater).
Larger than a Pied-billed Grebe, smaller than a Common Murre.crow-sized
- Both Sexes
- Length: 11.8-13.8 in (30-35 cm)
- Weight: 15.9-19.4 oz (450-550 g)
- Wingspan: 21.6-23.2 in (55-59 cm)