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Glareolidae
ツバメチドリ科
tsubame-chidori ka

燕鸻科
yàn-héng kē

燕鴴科
yàn-héng kē

제비물떼새과
jebi-mul-tte-sae-gwa

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The Japanese name of the Glareola maldivarum is ツバメチドリ tsubame-chidori, meaning 'swallow-plover', and normally written 燕千鳥 in Chinese characters. The name is possibly related to the older English name 'swallow plover'.

Species names

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GLAREOLINAE
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Glareola
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Eng, Fr, Ger, Ru
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Chinese
Chinese (Taiwan)
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Korean
Glareola maldivarum
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Oriental pratincole
Eastern collared pratincole
Large Indian pratincole
Indian pratincole

Glaréole orientale
Orientbrachschwalbe
Восточная тиркушка
ツバメチドリ
(燕千鳥)
tsubame-chidori
'swallow-plover'
  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?)
제비물떼새
jebi-mul-tte-sae
'swallow tide-bird (=plover)'

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