Eastern Wood-Pewees are medium-sized flycatchers with long wings and tails. Like other pewee species, they have short legs, upright posture, and a peaked crown that tends to give the head a triangular shape. Their long wings are an important clue to separate them from Empidonax flycatcher species.
A bit smaller than an Eastern Bluebird; larger than a chickadee.sparrow-sized or smaller
- Both Sexes
- Length: 5.9 in (15 cm)
- Weight: 0.3-0.7 oz (10-19 g)
- Wingspan: 9.1-10.2 in (23-26 cm)