A heavy-bodied, very large kingfisher, with a thick, daggerlike bill, shaggy crest, fairly long tail, moderately long wings, and short legs.
Larger than a Belted Kingfisher, smaller than an American Crow.between robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 11.0-13.8 in (28-35 cm)
- Weight: 4.9-6.0 oz (140-170 g)
- Wingspan: 25.0 in (63.5 cm)