Other Names: none
Distribution: sothern Arizona and parts of northwestern Mexico.
Size: 13-14 cm in length with a 20-23 cm wingspan.
Plumage: The rufous crown divided by a gray median stripe, with a rufous eye line and shoulder patch, is diagnostic of the species. They are unstreaked light gray on the underside, with light brown wings streaked with dark brown, and a rounded tail. Juveniles lack the rufous markings and wing bars but display double "whiskers" on the face and a finely streaked, light brown upper breast and sides. The beak and legs are light brown and the eyes are black.