Other Names: Painted Whitestart
Distribution: dry regions of Arizona and New Mexico, south through mountainous areas of Mexico.
Size: 13-15 cm in length with a 19-22 cm wingspan.
Plumage: Mainly black above, accentuated by a large white wing patch and outer tail feathers. They have a distinctive bright red breast, a white semicircle under the eye, and a white underside. The legs, beak, and eyes are black.