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- Large shorebird.
- Black face, hind neck, and back.
- White throat and underparts.
- Very long, thin red legs.
- Long, thin, straight black bill.
Immature DescriptionSimilar to adult, but with scalloped pattern on back and a white trailing edge to wing.
Relative Sizebetween robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 13.8-15.3 in (35-39 cm)
- Weight: 4.8-7.8 oz (136-220 g)
- Wingspan: 27.9 in (71 cm)