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Anhingidae
蛇鹈科
shé-tí kē

蛇鵜科
shé-tí kē

ヘビウ科
hebi-u ka

Họ Cổ rắn

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Anhingidae: CN
Anhingidae: VN
Anhingidae: TH
Anhingidae: MY-SG
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Information is from dictionaries and other sources. Pinyin reflects Mandarin pronunciation; for some dialect names, it is no more than a polite fiction. Korean glosses are tentative. Comments and corrections welcome. Hover over Green Lettering Green lettering at this site hides a tool tip with glosses, further explanations, etc. Hover cursor to reveal. to see additional information.

In Chinese, the Darter is known as 蛇鹈 shé-tí 'snake-pelican'. Given the birds resemblance to a cormorant rather than a pelican, the name possibly originates in Japanese ヘビウ (蛇鵜) hebi-u 'snake cormorant'. (Japanese u means 'cormorant'; Chinese means 'pelican').

Species names

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Anhinga melanogaster
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Oriental Darter
Darter
Indian darter
Asian darter
黑腹蛇鹈
(黑腹蛇鵜)
hēi-fù shé-tí
'black-bellied snake pelican'
    アジアヘビウ
(アジア蛇鵜)
ajia hebi-u
'Asian snake cormorant'
  Chim Cổ rắn
'snake-necked bird' (12, 34)
or
Chim Điêng điểng
'anhinga bird' (12, 34)
 

Danh Lục Chim Việt Nam (In lần thứ hai) (Checklist of the Birds of Vietnam) Võ Quý, Nguyễn Cử, Nhà Xuất Bản Nông Nghiệp, Hà Nội 1999

Chim Việt Nam Nguyễn Cử, Lê Trọng Trải, Karen Phillipps; Nhà Xuất Bản Lao Động - Xã Hội, 2000

Danh Lục Các Loài Chim ở Việt Nam (Latinh, Việt, Pháp, Hán) Trần Văn Chánh 2008-2009