Ash-throated Flycatcher Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    This medium-sized flycatcher is long and slender with a long tail. Its head is slightly peaked at the back, making it look rather large headed for its size. It has a medium-sized bill that is thicker than phoebes and Empidonax flycatchers, but smaller than kingbirds.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Western Bluebird, smaller than an American Robin.

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    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 7.5-8.3 in (19-21 cm)
      • Weight: 0.7-1.3 oz (21-38 g)
      • Wingspan: 11.8-12.6 in (30-32 cm)