Other Names: none
Distribution: northern and western North America, wherever box elder trees are found.
Size: 17-18 cm in length with a 32-34 cm wingspan.
Plumage: Males have a brown head shading to yellow on the lower back, rump, and underparts; a bright yellow forehead and eyebrow; and bold white wing patches over black flight feathers. Females are similar but grayer where males are yellow. The legs are pinkish-black, the beak is olive green, and the eyes are black.