Other Names: none
Distribution: coniferous forests of the Pacific Northwest in summer; southwest Mexico in winter.
Size: 11-13 cm in length with a 18-23 cm wingspan.
Plumage: Adult males have a black crown, neck, ear patch, throat, and bib, and olive green back. The face and breast are bright yellow, the sides are heavily streaked with black, and the underside is white. The wings and tail are dusky, with two white wing bars and white outer tail feathers. Females have a yellow throat and black cheeks. In winter, in both sexes, the black bib is replaced by dark streaking and the black elsewhere becomes dusky olive. The legs, beak, and eyes are black.