Other Names: none
Distribution: Southern Mexico and Trinidad south to Bolivia and Argentina.
Size: 14-17 cm in length, weighing 23 g.
Plumage: The uppersides are plain brown, although the flight feathers have narrow white edges. The head has a long off-white eyebrow stripe, a concealed yellow crown stripe, and a dusky mask through the eyes. The throat is white, and there is a white cheek stripe. The undersides are off-white with touches of light yellow and blurred brown streaks on the breast and flanks. The legs and beak are dark brown and the eyes are black.