With its breeding plumage - long central tail feathers.
Non breeding plumage - note the short tail feathers
These are very regular and frequent visitors to my shrubs.
This is how it makes its nest
Juvenile... just learning to fly out of the nest. It will grow its tail feathers later.
Adults will have long tailfeathers during their nesting season. At other times, the tail will be shorter.
Breeding plumage - elongated tail feathers