Gray Flycatcher Identification

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Adult Description

  • Small flycatcher.
  • Prominent eyering and wingbars.
  • Back gray, belly white.
  • Constantly wags tail slowly downward.

Immature Description

Similar to adult, but upperparts tinged brownish, underparts with buff wash, and wingbars buff.
Relative Size

Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 5.5-5.9 in (14-15 cm)
    • Weight: 0.4-0.5 oz (11-14 g)
    • Wingspan: 8.7 in (22 cm)