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Gray-capped Flycatcher Myiozetetes granadensis

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The Gray-capped Flycatcher is a tyrant with a large range in Central and northern South America.  Found from Honduras south to the western portions of Colombia and Ecuador, the species also has a disjunct range east of the Andes which encompasses a huge swath of western Amazonia.  Gray-capped Flycatcher favors edge habitat in forest, especially near water, and is typically found below 1100 meters in elevation.  It is olive above with a gray head marked by a short, white superciliary, white throat, and yellow underparts.  The Gray-capped Flycatcher is highly vocal and can be detected by its sharp kip calls as well as a longer, kiskadee-like calls.

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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding

Recommended Citation

Gray-capped Flycatcher (Myiozetetes granadensis), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/grcfly1