Olive-sided Flycatcher

Size: 7-8”
Description: Mostly gray with a dull-white chin, breast and belly.
Migratory Status: Summer residents of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Habitat: Live in mature spruce-fir and Douglas-fir forests especially near steep slopes and cliffs to 11,500 feet.
Diet: Eat insects, especially bees, and forage by perching on dead tops and branches, catching prey on the wing and returning to the branch.

Last updated: June 8, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517


(970) 586-1206
Through winter, the Information Office is open 8:00 am–4:30 pm Mon–Fri. Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970) 586-1222.

Contact Us