Among the small “peep” sandpipers, this is a fairly large species with a fairly long, slightly drooping bill. It has very long wings, with the wingtips extending past the tail tip when folded.
Larger than a Semipalmated Sandpiper, smaller than a Dunlin.between sparrow and robin
- Both Sexes
- Length: 5.9-7.1 in (15-18 cm)
- Weight: 1.4-2.1 oz (40-60 g)
- Wingspan: 15.8-17.3 in (40-44 cm)