Violet-green Swallows are small sleek birds with long pointed wings and slightly forked tails. Their wingtips extend beyond their short tail—especially noticeable when perched.
About the same size as a Bank Swallow, but smaller than a Barn Swallow.sparrow-sized or smaller
- Both Sexes
- Length: 4.7 in (12 cm)
- Weight: 0.5 oz (14 g)
- Wingspan: 10.6 in (27 cm)