Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A compact, small flycatcher with a big-eyed look and a big head that sometimes shows a peak at the rear. It has a short tail and a small but wide bill.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Ruby-crowned Kinglet, smaller than an Eastern Phoebe.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 5.1-5.9 in (13-15 cm)
      • Weight: 0.3-0.6 oz (9-16 g)
      • Wingspan: 7.1-7.9 in (18-20 cm)