Golden Swallow Tachycineta euchrysea

Family: Hirundinidae (Swallows and martins)

Authority: (Gosse, 1847)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small, fragmented and declining range and population, and consequently qualifies as Vulnerable. It has declined massively since the nineteenth century, but the rate of decline has slowed with its increasing rarity.

Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 8,100 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Tachycineta euchrysea. Downloaded from on 27/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 27/10/2021.