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Short yellow legs and dark grey UpP. Very similar to H.brevipes, but slightly darker, with longer wings, broader, more extensive dark barring on underparts including central central UnT-C, distinctive flight call is rippling trill of ten notes. Female averages larger. Non-breeding adults has plain dark grey UpP, neck, breast and flanks, supercilium only clear above lores. Juvenile as non-breeding adult, but with pale fringes to feather of UpP.