Other Names: none
Distribution : northwestern North America, south through California in winter.
Size: 15-18 cm in length with a 24-25 cm wingspan, weighing 19-35 g.
Plumage: Generally brown to chestnut above, with unstreaked gray breast, cheek, and collarm and two white wing bars. Males have a gold crown bordered by a wide black cap. Juveniles have two dark brown crown stripes with a dusky yellowish central area and a faint mustache stripe. The beak and legs are pale brownish and the eyes are black.