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- Large shorebird. Long legs.
- Long, upturned bill.
- Black-and-white upperparts.
- Rusty or gray neck and head.
Immature DescriptionSimilar to adult, but head colored light buff.
Relative Sizebetween robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 16.9-18.5 in (43-47 cm)
- Weight: 9.7-12.3 oz (275-350 g)
- Wingspan: 28.4 in (72 cm)