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Pteroclidae
沙鸡科
shā-jī kē

沙雞科
shā-jī kē

サケイ科
sa-kei ka

사막꿩과
samak-kkwong-gwa

Ногтрууныхан
nogtruunikhaŋ

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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 Pteroclidae (or Pteroclididae) are known as 沙鸡 shā-jī 'sand-fowl/chicken' in Chinese, suggesting an affiliation with the Phasianidae.

Species names

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Syrrhaptes
Latin
English
Chinese
Chinese (Taiwan)
Other Ch
Japanese
Korean
Vietnamese
Mongolian
Syrrhaptes tibetanus
link to photo
Tibetan sandgrouse 西藏毛腿沙鸡
(西藏毛腿沙雞)
xīzàng máo-tuǐ shā-jī
'Tibetan hairy-legged sand-fowl/chicken'
  沙鸡
(沙雞)
shā-jī
'sand-fowl/chicken' (FS)
チベットサケイ
(チベット沙鶏 ~ チベット砂鶏)
chibetto sa-kei
'Tibetan sand-fowl/chicken'
     
Syrrhaptes paradoxus
link to photo
Pallas's sandgrouse 毛腿沙鸡
(毛腿沙雞)
máo-tuǐ shā-jī
'hairy-legged sand-fowl/chicken'
  沙鸡
(沙雞)
shā-jī
'sand-fowl/chicken' (FS)
寇雉
(寇雉)
kòu-zhì
'bandit pheasant' (Erya) (FS)
辍鸠
(輟鳩)
chuò-jiù
'chuo ? dove' (Erya) (FS)
突厥雀
(突厥雀)
tūjué-què
'Tujue (ancient name for Turks) sparrow'(Tangshu) (FS)
サケイ
(沙鶏 ~ 砂鶏)
sa-kei
'sand-fowl/chicken'
사막꿩
samak-kkwong
'desert pheasant'
  Монгол ногтруу
ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠣᠯ ᠨᠣᠭᠲᠣᠷᠣ
moŋgol nogtruu
'Mongolian sandgrouse'
Inner M:
Ногтруу
ᠨᠣᠭᠲᠣᠷᠣ
nogtruu
'sandgrouse' (31, 32)
Pterocles
Latin
English
Chinese
Chinese (Taiwan)
Other Ch
Japanese
Korean
Vietnamese
Mongolian
Pterocles orientalis
link to photolink to photo
Black-bellied sandgrouse 黑腹沙鸡
(黑腹沙雞)
hēi-fù shā-jī
'black-bellied sand-fowl/chicken'
  沙鸡
(沙雞)
shā-jī
'sand-fowl/chicken' (FS)
オオサケイ
(大沙鶏 ~ 大砂鶏)
ō sa-kei
'large sand-fowl/chicken'
    Inner M:
Өвөр хар ногтруу
ᠦᠪᠦᠷ ᠬᠠᠷ᠎ᠠ ᠨᠣᠭᠲᠣᠷᠣ
övör khar nogtruu
'black-breast sandgrouse' (31)

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

汉蒙名词术语分类词典(自然科学部分) Mongolian (Cyrillic): Хятад Монгол нэр томъёоны зүйл хуваасан толь (байгалийн шинжлэх ухааны бүлэг) (Chinese-Mongolian classified terminological dictionary, natural sciences part) by 《汉蒙名词术语分类词典》编纂委员会 Mongolian (Cyrillic): "Хятад Монгол нэр томъёоны зүйл хуваасан толь" найруулах комисс (Chinese-Mongolian classified terminological dictionary editorial committee), Inner Mongolian People's Press, Hohhot 1990

内蒙古动物志 (第三卷 鸟纲 非雀形目) Fauna Inner Mongolia (Volume 3 Aves Non-Passerines) 主编:旭日干 (Chief Editor: Xurigan), 内蒙古人大学版社 (Inner Mongolian University Press), Hohhot 2013

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