Other Names: none
Distribution: southwestern United States in summer, south to Mexico in winter; summer and winter ranges may overlap.
Size: 22-24 cm in length with a 29-32 cm wingspan.
Plumage: Males have a black head, mantle, throat, and central breast area; bright lemon-yellow underparts, rump, and outer tail feathers. The wings, tail feathers, and wide terminal band are also black. Males have one slender white wing bar. Females are lime-yellow with dusky streaks on the back, and two wing bars. The legs, beak, and eyes are all black.