- Medium-sized hawk.
- Narrow, strongly down-curved bill.
- Broad wings.
- Short, square tail.
- White at base of tail.
- Male all sooty gray.
- Female striped.
Immature DescriptionJuvenile similar to adult female, but with more scaly markings on back and yellow, not red legs.
Relative Sizebetween crow and goose
- Both Sexes
- Length: 14.2-15.8 in (36-40 cm)
- Weight: 12.7-20.1 oz (360-570 g)