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Tachycineta (tree swallows)

Wikipedia Abstract

Tachycineta (Greek: tachýs "fast", kīnéō "move") is a genus of birds in the swallow family. There are nine described species. Its members are restricted to the Americas. These are slender swallows 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, with only golden and mangrove swallow being essentially resident. All the species use natural or disused cavities for nest sites.
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Species

Tachycineta albilinea (Mangrove Swallow) (Attributes)
Tachycineta albiventer (White-winged Swallow) (Attributes)
Tachycineta bicolor (Tree Swallow) (Attributes)
Tachycineta cyaneoviridis (Bahama Swallow) (Endangered) (Attributes)
Tachycineta euchrysea (Golden Swallow) (Attributes)
Tachycineta leucopyga (Chilean Swallow) (Attributes)
Tachycineta leucorrhoa (White-rumped Swallow) (Attributes)
Tachycineta stolzmanni (Tumbes Swallow) (Attributes)
Tachycineta thalassina (Violet-green Swallow) (Attributes)

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