Uncommon to locally fairly common summer migrant from winter grounds in Africa. Favors deciduous and mixed woodland and parks, especially with tall leafy trees. Shy and difficult to see well, despite bright colors. Tends to remain well hidden in foliage, and flies quickly and easily over long distances. Male unmistakable: golden-yellow with black wings and tail; female and immature greenish yellow overall with variable, fine dark streaking below; note rather stout, reddish-pink bill.