A distinctively shaped, medium-sized raptor with broad, almost paddle-shaped wings, a long, broad tail, long legs, and a thin, hooked bill.
Larger than a Mississippi Kite, smaller than an Osprey.between crow and goose
- Length: 14.2-15.3 in (36-39 cm)
- Weight: 12.7-15.5 oz (360-440 g)
- Wingspan: 42.9-45.7 in (109-116 cm)
- Length: 14.6-15.6 in (37-39.5 cm)
- Weight: 12.3-20.1 oz (350-570 g)