Other Names: none
Distribution: eastern North America in summer; northwestern South America in winter.
Size: 11-13 cm in length with a 20-22 cm wingspan, weighing 8-13 g.
Plumage: Breeding males are black and white with a vivid orange throat, crown patch, and eyebrow and a large white wing patch. Females are similar, but with a yellow throat. The back is boldly striped with white. Juveniles are similar to females. The legs, beak, and eyes are black.