Other Names: none
Distribution: eastern North America in summer; the Caribbean and Yucatan Peninsula in winter. A nonmigratory population exists in Florida.
Size: 11-12 cm in length with a 16-8 cm wingspan, weighing 5-11 g.
Plumage: Blue above with a yellow-green "saddle" pattern on its back, a yellow throat and breast, and a white belly. They have two white wing bars. Males have an orange-brown chest band. The legs are gray, the beak is yellow below and black above, and the eyes are black.