Other Names: Lapland Bunting
Distribution: arctic tundra in summer; temperate Northern Hemisphere forests in winter.
Size: 39-47 cm in length with a 65-82 cm wingspan.
Plumage: Breeding males have a black face, crown, and upper breast, chestnut neck, white underside, and brown and black streaking throughout. Females and non-breeding males are dull and without a distinct pattern, and are best identified by the black tail with white outermost feathers. The beak is yellow and the legs and eyes are black.