Other Names: none
Distribution: western United States and southwest Canada, south to northern Mexico in winter.
Size: 20-23 cm in length.
Plumage: Generally mottled with off-white and black, with a conspicuous white wing patch. Males have a red crown, neck patch, and throat, with the throat patch incompletely enclosed by black. Females have a white chin and red throat, but lack the red neck patch. Both sexes are dull yellowish on the underside.