We had just got a foot of snow a few days before I saw this bird. I live out in the country a few miles outside of town near cornfields and the refuge. This bird was about the size of a small mocking bird, has a crest on top of his head like a cardinal, black on the top half and whitish on the bottom, also has a rust colored band under his wing between the two colors. If you could please tell me what you think it is. Thank you.