The White-throated Kingbird is an inhabitant of gallery forest and open savanna from Venezuela south to Bolivia. The White-throated Kingbird has a pale grey head with a semi-concealed yellow coronal patch, a dusky-black eyeline, olive-green upperparts, bright yellow underparts and a dull blackish-brown tail and wings. White-throated Kingbirds can be distinguished from the similar Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) by their slightly smaller size, square-ended tail, greyer back, whiter throat and paler underparts. When foraging, the White-throated Kingbird sallys fors insects from a perch 3 to 4 m above the ground. An austral migrant, the White-throated Kingbird migrates to the western Amazon as far north as Colombia during the southern winter.