Other Names: none
Distribution: throughout North America south through Mexico and the Caribbean; a secondary population exists in the Andes.
Size: 35-43 cm in length with a 53-64 cm wingspan.
Plumage: Males have a rust-red body, a blue bill, and a white face with a black cap. Females have a gray-brown body with a grayish face with a darker bill and cap and a brown cheek stripe. Andean populations have a black stripe across the face.