Other Names: none
Distribution: Canada and the northeast United States in summer; Central America in winter.
Size: 11-13 cm in length with a 17-19 cm wingspan.
Plumage: Breeding males are mainly black above, with a white rear eyebrow stripe below a grey crown and a white panel across the wing coverts, and yellow below, with distinctive black streaks from the breast to the flanks. Females and non-breeding males are duller, with females showing only the double white wing-bar and narrow body streaks. Immature birds have a grayish band across the breast. The legs and beak are gray and th eeyes ar black with white eyerings.