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Tachycineta cyaneoviridis (Bahama Swallow; Bahaman Swallow)

Synonyms: Callichelidon cyaneoviridis

Wikipedia Abstract

The Bahama swallow (Tachycineta cyaneoviridis) is a swallow found only in the Bahamas.
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Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Tachycineta cyaneoviridis

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.40482
EDGE Score: 4.20825


Adult Weight [1]  17.5 grams
Birth Weight [2]  2 grams
Clutch Size [3]  3
Incubation [2]  16 days


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Bahamian pine mosaic Bahamas Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests  

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park II 175430 Cuba  
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States
Inagua National Park II 183681 Bahamas    

Important Bird Areas

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Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Harrold and Wilson Ponds National Park Bahamas A1, A2, A4i, B4i
Lucayan National Park Bahamas A1, A2  
Red Bays Bahamas A1, A2, B4i  
San Andros Pond Bahamas A1, A2  
Stafford Creek to Andros Town Bahamas A1, A2, A4i  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Caribbean Islands Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks And Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands - British, Virgin Islands - U.S. Yes

Range Map

North America;



Attributes / relations provided by 1Steadman, DW, Olson, S. L, Barber, J. C, Meister, CA & Melville, ME 1980. Weights of some West Indian Birds. Bull. Brit. Orn. Cl. 100: 155-158 2BREEDING BIOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BAHAMA SWALLOW, PAUL E. ALLEN, Wilson Bull., 108(3), 1996, pp. 480-495 3Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators. Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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