Other Names: none
Distribution: coastal areas of Mexico and Central America, south through north-central South America in winter.
Size: 19-22 cm in length
Plumage: The uppersides are buff-brown with brown streaks; the undersides are light yellow with blackish streaks. There is a dark line across eye and a dark "mustache" line. The tail and rump are rufous. The legs, beak, and eyes are black.