Other Names: none
Distribution: eastern United States and Mexico.
Size: 19-21 cm in length with a 25-32 cm wingspan, weighing 27-34 g.
Plumage: Males are bright blue above and on the wings and tail, with a rusty red throat and breast and white belly and undertail. Females are similar overall, but duller in general. The legs are gray and the eyes and beak are black.