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Tachycineta albilinea

Mangrove Swallow

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Hirundinidae
  • Monotypic

Authors: Buderman, F. E.

References

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Recommended Citation

Buderman, F. E.. 2010. Mangrove Swallow (Tachycineta albilinea), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: http://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/portal/species/overview?p_p_spp=523436