Other Names: none
Distribution: throughout temperate North America, with Canadian populations migrating south in the winter.
Size: 11-12 cm in length with a 18-20 cm wingspan.
Plumage: Males have blue-gray uppersides, pale rust-colored undersides, a black crown with a line through the eye, and white eyebrows. Females are similar in pattern, but are browner overall with a gray crown. The legs and beak are dark gray and the eyes are black.