A very small chickenlike marsh bird with rather long legs for its size, short neck, small head, and short, blunt bill.
Slightly larger than a Black Rail, smaller than a Sora.robin-sized
- Both Sexes
- Length: 5.1-7.1 in (13-18 cm)
- Weight: 1.4-2.4 oz (41-68 g)
- Wingspan: 11.0-12.6 in (28-32 cm)