Golden swallow (bird)

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Golden swallow
Tachycineta euchrysea 1894.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Hirundinidae
Genus: Tachycineta
Species: T. euchrysea
Binomial name
Tachycineta euchrysea
(Gosse, 1847, higher mountains in the centre of Jamaica)

The golden swallow (Tachycineta euchrysea) is a swallow. The golden swallow formerly bred on the island of Jamaica, but was last seen there in 1989 and is now restricted to the island of Hispaniola.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Tachycineta euchrysea". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Townsend, Jason; Esteban Garrido & Danilo A. Mejia (2008). "Nests and Nesting Behavior of Golden Swallow (Tachycineta euchrysea) in Abandoned Bauxite Mines in the Dominican Republic". Wilson Journal of Ornithology 120 (4): 867–871. doi:10.1676/08-001.1.