- Small songbird.
- Black in throat, extending as stripes down sides of chest.
- Yellow face.
- Crown and back olive green.
- Two white wingbars.
- Belly white.
Male DescriptionYellow face, with olive-green crown and ear patches. Green mantle. Two white bars on each wing. Black chin, throat, and breast, with bold streaks on the flanks.
Female DescriptionSimilar to male, but chin and upper throat are white or pale yellow; black may be broken across middle of breast.
Immature DescriptionIn first fall and winter, very similar to adult female, but with brighter yellow face and yellow-tinged underparts.
Relative Sizesparrow-sized or smaller
- Both Sexes
- Length: 4.3-4.7 in (11-12 cm)
- Weight: 0.3-0.4 oz (7-11 g)
- Wingspan: 6.7-7.9 in (17-20 cm)