A stout chickenlike bird with a small bill, short but thick legs, and medium-length tail that can be fanned into a semicircle.
Smaller than a Dusky Grouse, larger than a California Quail.crow-sized
- Both Sexes
- Length: 15.3-15.9 in (39-40.5 cm)
- Weight: 17.3-20.9 oz (491-591 g)
- Wingspan: 21.5-22.6 in (54.5-57.5 cm)