Violet-green Swallow

Tachycineta thalassina

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Swallows (Hirundinidae)

Code 4

VGSW

Code 6

TACTHA

ITIS

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HEAD

Violet-green Swallow Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark sepia brown.
  • Head Pattern: Capped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Metallic dark green
  • Forehead Color: Metallic dark green
  • Nape Color: Metallic dark green
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Violet-green Swallow Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 13-13 cm (5-5.25 in)
  • Weight: 17 g (0.6 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Green, White, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Dark metallic green with purple rump.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Violet-green Swallow Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift graceful flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 28-30 cm (11-12 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail Shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Green-black
  • Under Tail: Green-black
  • Leg Color: Black
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