The male is a striking bird with black and white upper parts, a chestnut crown and pure white underparts. In the female and young birds, the upperparts are brown and white and vermiculated; their underparts are buff and also vermiculated.
Top, Left & Middle: A male. El Rocio area, Coto Doñana National Park, Spain, 24 May 2015
Right: A male. Monfragüe National Park, Extremadura, Spain, 5 May 2012
Last: Ibiza, Spain, 18 June 2017