Alder Flycatcher Identification

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Adult Description

  • Small flycatcher.
  • Back dull olive.
  • Two whitish wingbars.
  • Thin white eyering, may be lacking.

Immature Description

Immatures browner above, yellower below, and wingbars buff or yellowish brown.
Relative Size

Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 5.1-6.7 in (13-17 cm)
    • Weight: 0.4-0.5 oz (12.1-14.9 g)
    • Wingspan: 8.3-9.4 in (21-24 cm)