agile tit-tyrant (Uromyias agilis)
An Agile Tit-tyrant Anairetes agilis photographed in the Cayambe-Coca Reserve, near Papallacta Pass, Ecuador. 3/23/2007
Date 23 March 2007, 11:35
Source Agile Tit-Tyrant http://www.flickr.com/photos/38972116@N00/460554705/
Author Michael Woodruff from Spokane, Washington, USA http://www.flickr.com/people/38972116@N00
The agile tit-tyrant (Uromyias agilis) is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae, the tyrant flycatchers. It is native to Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela. This bird lives in mountain forests in the Andes. It is associated with bamboo of the genus Chusquea. It builds its nest in the stalks, using the leaves to weave the cup and lining it with the feathers of other birds. Order: Passeriformes, Family: Tyrannidae, Genus: Uromyias, Species: Uromyias agilis (Sclater, 1856), Synonyms: Anairetes agilis.