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Size: L: 20 cm. Wt: 50 g. Males and females are similar. This species is not seasonally dimorphic.

Adult: upperparts deep tawny yellow, with heavy black barring cross-marked with fine white lines; head, breast, and sides tawny yellow; breast whitish; flanks with wide brownish-yellow barring; dark, smudged stripe through eye; bill yellowish; legs pinkish

Juvenile: upperparts brownish, with very heavy black barring, cross-marked with fine white lines; head, breast and sides heavily scalloped with dark brown on whitish and yellowish; flanks with wide dark brown barring; bill yellowish; legs greenish