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Glareolidae
燕鸻科
yàn-héng kē

燕鴴科
yàn-héng kē

ツバメチドリ科
tsubame-chidori ka

제비물떼새과
jebi-mul-tte-sae-gwa

Họ Dô nách

Хөгтийнхөн
khögtiŋkhöŋ

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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 pratincoles are known as 燕鸻 yàn-héng 'swallow-plover' in Chinese, which appears to be a calque (translation) from the English 'swallow-plover'. The most common type, Glareola maldivarum, is popularly known as the 土燕 tǔ-yàn or 土燕子 tǔ-yànzi, both meaning 'earth swallow' or 'dirt swallow'.

Species names

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Glareola pratincola
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Pratincole
Collared pratincole
领燕鸻
(領燕鴴)
lǐng yàn-héng
'collared swallow-plover'
    ニシツバメチドリ
(西燕千鳥)
nishi tsubame-chidori
'western swallow-plover'
     
Glareola maldivarum
link to photolink to photo
Oriental pratincole
Eastern collared pratincole
Large Indian pratincole
Indian pratincole
普通燕鸻
(普通燕鴴)
pǔtōng yàn-héng
'common swallow-plover'
(燕鸻)
燕鴴
yàn-héng
'swallow-plover'
土燕
(土燕)
tǔ-yàn
'earth swallow'
土燕子
(土燕子)
tǔ-yànzi
'earth swallow'
燕千鸟
(燕千鳥)
yàn-qiān niǎo
'swallow thousand-bird' (from Japanese?)
ツバメチドリ
(燕千鳥)
tsubame-chidori
'swallow-plover'
제비물떼새
jebi-mul-tte-sae
'swallow tide-bird (=plover)'
Chim Dô nách nâu
'brown pratincole (bird)' (12, 13, 34)
or
Chim Óc cau
'óc cau (bird)' (Southern dialects) (12, 13, 34)
Ухаа хөгт
ᠬᠣᠸᠨ ᠬᠦᠭᠦᠲᠦ
ukhaa khögt
'reddish pratincole'
Inner M:
Цагаалж
ᠴᠠᠭᠠᠯᠵᠢ
tsagaalj
'tsagaalj' (31, 32)
Glareola nordmanni Black-winged Pratincole 黑翅燕鸻
(黑翅燕鴴)
hēi-chì yàn-héng
'black-winged swallow-plover'
    ハグロツバメチドリ
(羽黒燕千鳥)
ha-guro tsubame-chidori
'black-winged swallow-plover'
     
Glareola lactea
link to photo
Little pratincole
Small pratincole
Small Indian pratincole
灰燕鸻
(灰燕鴴)
huī yàn-héng
'grey swallow-plover'
    ヒメツバメチドリ
(姫燕千鳥)
hime tsubame-chidori
'princess swallow-plover'
  Chim Dô nách xám
'grey pratincole (bird)' (12)
 

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