|On the ground in long grass.
Dives for fish and invertebrates.
The male has a dark head with a green sheen,
a white neck with a rusty breast, a black back,
and white underparts. Adult females have a rusty
head and a greyish body. The juvenile is like the
female, but lacks the white collar and has a smaller
white wing patch.
51–62 cm (20–24 in)
70–86 cm (28–34 in)
April - June. 1 brood
8 to 11