A compact chickenlike bird with a small head and a distinctive short crest. It has a plump body, short tail, and short, strong legs.
Slightly larger than a Northern Bobwhite; about the same size as a Gambel’s Quail.between robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 9.8-13.8 in (25-35 cm)
- Weight: 6.2-6.7 oz (177-191 g)
- Wingspan: 15.0 in (38 cm)