Tyrant-flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Agile Tit-tyrant (Anairetes agilis) - HBW 9, p. 282

French: Taurillon agile German: Brauentachurityrann Spanish: Cachudito Ágil

Taxonomy: Euscarthmus agilis P. L. Sclater, 1856, “Bogotá”, Colombia.
Genus was long known as Spizitornis. This species and closely related A. agraphia often placed together in a separate genus, Uromyias, recognizable on basis of syringeal and plumage characters, but molecular evidence indicates that they are imbedded within present genus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Andes of W Venezuela (Mérida, Táchira), E & C ranges of Colombia, and N Ecuador (S to Cotopaxi on W slope, to N Loja on E slope).