Other Names: none
Distribution: eastern Canada in summer; southeastern United States in winter.
Size: 15-18 cm in length with a 22-25 cm wingspan.
Plumage: The uppersides are streaked, and the underparts clear gray. There are two major forms, one with black and white head stripes, the other with tan and black head stripes. Both have a sharply defined white throat patch and a dark bill. Females and juveniles are duller overall. The legs are pink to peach and the eyes are black.