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Cassin's Kingbird Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A compact, powerfully built flycatcher with a heavy, straight bill, smallish head, and moderately long wings and tail.

    Relative Size

    Slightly larger than a Western Kingbird, smaller than a Northern Mockingbird.

    Relative Sizerobin sizedrobin-sized

    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 8.3-9.1 in (21-23 cm)
      • Weight: 1.6 oz (45 g)