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      Tersina viridis

      Popular Name: Swallow tanager
         
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      Tersina is a genus of tanager. It contains a single species, the Swallow Tanager (Tersina viridis) . It is found widely throughout South America, from Panama to n. Argentina. The species is somewhat dimorphic, as the female is a yellow-green, and the male a brighter light emerald-green, with a small deep black face and upper throat patch.

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