Other Names: none
Distribution : prairies of the central United States and southern Canada, south to northern Mexico in winter.
Size: 15 cm in length.
Plumage: Breeding males are streaked above in brown and gray, with a black crown, white face, and black mustache, and gray below with a bold black band across breast. Females and wnon-breeding males are generally duller and more uniformly streaked and can be identified by their black and white striped tail.