Other Names: none
Distribution: central Canada and northern United States in summer; Mexico, Belize Bahamas, and Turks and Caicos Islands in winter.
Size: 10-12 cm in length
Plumage: Adults have a light brown back and pale underside, with dark brown stripes on the back and a gray patch on the back of the neck. They have a single light brown crown stripe on a dark brown crown, light brown cheeks and brown mottled wings with pale wing bars. The tail is a uniform light brown. The bill is pale with a black tip. Immature birds have a gray back and underside but are comparable otherwise.
Eyes are black with white eyelids; upon close inspection a darker line can be seen going through the middle of the eye.