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Category:Tachycineta - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Tachycineta

Description

A genus of New World swallows. Slender in form with forked tails, most species have a metallic green back, green or blue head, and metallic blue or unglossed brown wings. All have pure white underparts, and four species have a white rump.

Tachycineta swallows are mostly at least partially migratory, the exceptions being Golden and Mangrove Swallows. All are cavity nesters.

Taxonomy

Tachycineta is a genus in the Family Hirundinidae.

Genus Tachycineta viewedit
T. bicolor Tree Swallow
T. stolzmanni Tumbes Swallow
T. albiventer White-winged Swallow
T. leucorrhoa White-rumped Swallow
T. leucopyga Chilean Swallow
T. albilinea Mangrove Swallow
T. euchrysea Golden Swallow
T. thalassina Violet-green Swallow
T. cyaneoviridis Bahama Swallow

Pages in category ‘Tachycineta’

The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total.

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