A very small, plump shorebird with a thin, straight, tubular bill. When folded, the wings are about the same length as the tail. The bill usually does not droop or turn downwards at the tip.
Smaller than a Dunlin, slightly larger than a Least Sandpiper.between sparrow and robin
- Both Sexes
- Length: 5.9-7.1 in (15-18 cm)
- Weight: 0.6-1.8 oz (18-51.5 g)
- Wingspan: 13.8-14.6 in (35-37 cm)