Tyrant-flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Santa Marta Bush-tyrant (Myiotheretes pernix) - HBW 9, p. 389

French: Moucherolle des Santa Marta German: Santa-Marta-Buschtyrann Spanish: Birro de Santa Marta

Taxonomy: Ochthodiaeta pernix Bangs, 1899, Macotama, Santa Marta Mountains, Colombia.
Genus sometimes placed near Gubernetes and Muscipipra on basis of anatomical and morphological characters; also, Polioxolmis and Cnemarchus have frequently been merged with this genus. This species formerly placed with M. fumigatus and M. fuscorufus in a separate genus, Ochthodiaeta. Monotypic.

Distribution: Santa Marta Mts, in N Colombia.