Tyrant-flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Black-capped Pygmy-tyrant (Myiornis atricapillus) - HBW 9, p. 316

French: Microtyran à calotte noire German: Schwarzkappen-Zwergtyrann Spanish: Mosqueta Capirotada

Taxonomy: Orchilus atricapillus Lawrence, 1875, Talamanca, Costa Rica.
Formerly placed in a separate genus, Perissotriccus, along with M. ecaudatus. The two form a superspecies and were previously treated by many authors as conspecific. Monotypic.

Distribution: Costa Rica S to W Colombia and NW Ecuador.