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Ash-breasted Tit-Tyrant is a small, rare, flycatcher found in Peru and in Bolivia. This species is found in a few, highly disjunct sites in the high Andes, where it inhabits patches of Polylepis woodland with shrubby undergrowth between 3700 and 4600 meters in elevation. It is dark gray overall with a long, forked crest, white hindcrown patch, black wings with white wing bars and flight feather edging, yellow-white belly, and black tail with white outer rectrices. Due to loss of its Polylepis habitat, the Ash-breasted Tit-Tyrant is considered to be Endangered by the IUCN Red List.