A chunky, large-headed shorebird with a short, thick bill (heavier than bills of golden-plovers). It has long, pointed wings and moderately long legs.
Larger than an American Golden-Plover, smaller than a Greater Yellowlegs.between robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 11.0-11.4 in (28-29 cm)
- Weight: 6.0-9.7 oz (169-276 g)
- Wingspan: 23.2-23.6 in (59-60 cm)