Western Wood-Pewees are medium-sized flycatchers with a peaked crown that gives their head a triangular shape. These long and thin flycatchers perch upright in the canopy. They have long wings, a feature that helps separate them from similar looking Empidonax flycatchers.
Slightly larger than a Dusky Flycatcher, smaller than a Western Kingbird.sparrow-sized or smaller
- Both Sexes
- Length: 5.5-6.3 in (14-16 cm)
- Weight: 0.4-0.5 oz (11-14 g)
- Wingspan: 10.2 in (26 cm)