Other Names: none
Distribution: east Asia in summer; southeast Asia in winter.
Size: 13-13.5 cm in length.
Plumage: Breeding males have a black crown and mantle, a bright orange throat with paler chest and underparts, an orange-yellow eyebrow, black wings with a white wing patch, an orange-yellow rump, and a black tail. Non-breeding males are duller yellow.
Females are completely dissimilar, with generally buff-brown coloration, with rusty-colored wings, and a two-toned eyering. The legs and eyes are black.