Backyard Bird with Inverted Black Triangle on Breast
I believe that I have seen both male and females of this critter. Saw the male in late winter - early spring in Seattle. Beautifully colored of medium size with sharp elongated beak. I cannot remember the details except that it had an inverted black triangle on its breast. It started on my fence, dropped down to the grass and flew away from there.
Over this weekend I think I saw the female. This bird was similar in size and beak description but it lacked the coloring of the earlier bird. Seemed to be either a pale tan color or very light olive greenish. Most striking characteristic is the inverted black triangle on the breast. AND, when it flew away the underside of its wings was a beautiful pale orange. This one was perching on the top of my neighbors garage roof. Took off very quickly.
Would love to know what this bird is. Thanks for any suggestions!