- Stocky, medium-sized shorebird.
- Short, stout bill, pale at base.
- Legs yellow.
- White tail tipped with broad black band.
- White stripe out wing.
- Rusty on back and breast spotted in breeding plumage.
- All gray in nonbreeding plumage.
Immature DescriptionResembles nonbreeding adult, but head streaked, breast finely barred, and with pale edges on back feathers.
- Both Sexes
- Length: 9.4-10.2 in (24-26 cm)
- Weight: 4.7-8.1 oz (133-230 g)