Swallows and Martins (Hirundinidae)

Bahama Swallow (Tachycineta cyaneoviridis) - HBW 9, p. 651

French: Hirondelle des Bahamas German: Bahamaschwalbe Spanish: Golondrina de las Bahamas

Taxonomy: Hirundo cyaneoviridis H. Bryant, 1859, New Providence, Bahama Islands.
Has sometimes been placed in a separate genus Callichelidon. DNA studies, however, indicate close relationship with T. thalassina and T. euchrysea. Monotypic.

Distribution: N Bahamas (islands of Grand Bahama, Great Abaco and Andros, possibly also New Providence); in non-breeding season S to E Cuba.

  • Endangered
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