Other Names: none
Distribution: mountainous areas of Mexico and Central America.
Size: 12-14 cm in length with a 20-24 cm wingspan, weighing 9-13 g.
Plumage: Generally gray above and white below, with dark wings and tail, and broad white wing bars. Males have a tawny orange head, nape, and breast and a broad black mask extending from the beak to behind the ear. Females have an olive-gray crown, nape, and ear patch, gray uppersides, yellowish eye stripe, throat, and upper breast, and a white underside. Juveniles and non-breeding adults are duller overall. The legs are gray and the beak and eyes are black.