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Burhinidae
石鸻科
shí-héng kē

石鴴科
shí-héng kē

イシチドリ科
ishi-chidori ka

돌물떼새과
dol-multte-sae-gwa

Họ Burin

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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.

The Burhinidae (stone plovers, stone curlews, or thick-knees) are found in an isolated part of China and are not a popularly known bird. The name 石鸻 shí-héng 'stone plover' is a calque on English 'stone plover'.

Species names

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Burhinus
Latin
English
Chinese
Chinese (Taiwan)
Other Ch
Japanese
Korean
Vietnamese
Mongolian
Burhinus oedicnemus
link to photo
Eurasian Thick-knee
or
Eurasian Stone-curlew
Stone curlew
石鸻
(石鴴)
shí-héng
'stone plover' (1, 2, 4, 5)
欧石鸻
(歐石鴴)
ōu shí-héng
'European stone plover' (3)
  欧洲石鸻
ōuzhōu shí-héng
'European stone plover'
イシチドリ
(石千鳥)
ishi-chidori
'stone plover'
  Chim Burin
'burin bird' (from burhinus) (12, 34)
Эгэл шарандан
ᠡᠭᠡᠯ ᠰᠢᠷᠠᠩᠳᠠᠩ
egel sharandaŋ
'common stonecurlew' (15)
Esacus
Latin
English
Chinese
Chinese (Taiwan)
Other Ch
Japanese
Korean
Vietnamese
Mongolian
Esacus recurvirostris
Burhinus recurvirostris
link to photo
Great Thick-knee
or
Great Stone-curlew
Great stone plover
大石鸻
(大石鴴)
dà shí-héng
'large stone plover' (1, 2, 3, 4)
    ソリハシオオイシチドリ
(反嘴大石千鳥)
sori-hashi ō ishi-chidori
'recurved-billed large stone plover'
  Chim Rẽ mỏ to
'large-billed snipe (bird)' (12)
 

中国鸟类种和亚种分类名录大全(修订版) 郑作新 著 科学出版社 北京 2000年
A Complete Checklist of Species and Subspecies of the Chinese Birds (Revised Edition) by Cheng Tso-Hsin, Science Press, Beijing 2000

中国鸟类分类与分布名录 主编:郑光美 科学出版社 北京 2005年
A Checklist on the Classification and Distribution of the Birds of China Chief editor: Zheng Guangmei, Science Press, Beijing 2005

中国鸟类野外手册(中文版)约翰・马敬能、卡伦・菲利普斯,合作者:荷芬奇,翻译:卢和芬 湖南教育出版社 长沙 2000年
A Field Guide to the Birds of China (Chinese translation) by John MacKinnon, Karen Phillipps, in collaboration with He Fen-qi, translated by Lu Hefen, Hunan Jiaoyu Chubanshe (Hunan Educational Press) Changsha 2000

世界鸟类分类与分布名录 主编:郑光美 科学出版社 北京 2002年
A Checklist on the Classification and Distribution of the Birds of the World Chief editor: Zheng Guangmei, Science Press, Beijing 2002

世界鸟类名称(拉丁文、汉文、英文对照)第二版 郑作新等 科学出版社 北京 2002年

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

Birds of the World (Latin, Chinese and English Names) 2nd ed. by Cheng Tso-Hsin et al, Science Press, Beijing 2002

A Dictionary of Vertebrate Animals of Mongolia (Монгол орны сээртэн амьтдын нэрсийн толь) by GOMBOBAATAR Sundev Bodonguud, Mongolian Ornithological Society Zoological Society of London, Ulaanbaatar 2009

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