Golden Swallow Tachycineta euchrysea


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BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Tachycineta euchrysea. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023.