Other Names: none
Distribution: temperate forests of North America.
Size: 12-14 cm in length with a 22-24 cm wingspan.
Plumage: The distinctive dusky rose-red of the male extends from the uppersides to the breast and flanks, being brightest at the crown and rump. They are generally off-white below, with a mantle streaked with brown, and a brown wings and tail. Females hace a pronounced light stripe behind the eye, a dark stripe on the jaw, and a more heavily streaked breast. The beak and legs are pale and the eyes are black.