Female: Appears like an overgown Sparrow. Overall brown with lighter-colored chest and belly, prominent white eyebrows and a large two-toned bill. The Male has a burnt orange chest, neck and rump, black head, tail and wings with irregular-shaped white wing patches, large bill with upper bill darker then lower.
The juvenile is similar to the adult of the same sex. They migrate to Mexico, Central America and South America.
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