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San Mateo, California, United States
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Passeriformes > Hirundinidae

Violet-green Swallow

Tachycineta thalassina

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Identification

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Purple and green back (dark in poor light), white below. Females and immatures are duller on the back, can be dusky gray. Smaller and shorter-tailed than Tree Swallow; also note the extensive white cheek wrapping above the eye and white on rump sides. Often found near water. Nests in cavities.

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