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.