A small, portly shorebird with a long, thin bill with a slightly curved tip. It has long, pointed wings, a short tail, and medium-length legs for its size. Females tend to be larger and have longer bills than males.
Larger than a Least Sandpiper, smaller than a Dunlin.between sparrow and robin
- Both Sexes
- Length: 5.5-6.7 in (14-17 cm)
- Weight: 0.8-1.2 oz (22-35 g)
- Wingspan: 10.2-14.6 in (26-37 cm)