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Threskiornithidae
䴉科
huán kē

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huán kē

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toki-ka

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General

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The ibises are known in Chinese as huán, also read xuán. Due to their resemblance to the herons, several of the ibises have names related to those birds. The Japanese Crested Ibis is also called the 朱鷺 zhū-lù 'vermilion heron' and the spoonbills are known as 琵鷺 pí-lù 'spatula herons'.

Species names

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Threskiornis
Latin
English
Chinese (Taiwan)
Chinese (Mainland)
Other Ch
Japanese
Other J
Korean
Vietnamese
Threskiornis aethiopicus Sacred ibis 埃及聖
(埃及圣鹮)
àijí shèng-huán
'Egyptian sacred ibis' (introduced)
(非洲白)
非洲白鹮
fēizhōu bái-huán
'African white ibis' (4)
()
圣鹮
shèng-huán
'sacred ibis' (5)
  アフリカクロトキ
(アフリカ黒朱鷺)
afurika kuro-toki
'African black ibis'
コシグロトキ
(腰黒朱鷺)
koshi-guro toki
'black-rumped ibis'
   
Threskiornis melanocephalus
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Black-headed ibis
White ibis
Oriental ibis
黑頭白
(黑头白鹮)
hēi-tóu bái-huán
'black-headed white ibis'
(黑頭白)
黑头白鹮
hēi-tóu bái-huán
'black-headed white ibis'
or
()
白鹮
bái-huán
'white ibis' (alt in 1)
›Taxonomy‹
  クロトキ
(黒朱鷺)
kuro-toki
'black ibis'
  검은머리흰따오기
geomeun-meori-huin-ttaogi
'black-headed white ibis'
Chim Cò quăm đầu đen
'black-headed curved[bill] stork (bird)' (12, 34)
Platalea
Latin
English
Chinese (Taiwan)
Chinese (Mainland)
Other Ch
Japanese
Other J
Korean
Vietnamese
Platalea leucorodia
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Eurasian spoonbill
European spoonbill
White spoonbill
白琵鷺
(白琵鹭)
bái pí-lù
'white spatula-heron'
(白琵鷺)
白琵鹭
bái pí-lù
'white spatula-heron'
琵鷺
(琵鹭)
pí-lù
'spatula-heron'
白篦鷺
(白篦鹭)
bái bì-lù
'white comb heron'
琵琶嘴鷺
(琵琶嘴鹭)
pípá-zuǐ lù
'lute-billed heron'
琵嘴鷺
(琵嘴鹭)
pí-zuǐ-lù
'spatula-billed heron'
匙嘴鷺
(匙嘴鹭)
chí-zuǐ-lù
'spoon-billed heron' (31)
戥殼子嘴
(戥壳子嘴)
děng kézi-zuǐ
'weighing-shell-mouth' (37)
ヘラサギ
(篦鷺)
hera-sagi
'spatula-heron'
    Chim Cò thìa Châu âu
'European spoon-stork (bird)' (13)
Platalea minor
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Black-faced spoonbill
Lesser spoonbill
黑面琵鷺
(黑面琵鹭)
hēi-miàn pí-lù
'black-faced spatula-heron'
(黑臉琵鷺)
黑脸琵鹭
hēi-liǎn pí-lù
'black-faced spatula-heron'
  クロツラヘラサギ
(黒面篦鷺)
kuro-tsura hera-sagi
'black-faced spatula-heron'
    Chim Cò thìa
'spoon-stork (bird)' (12, 13, 34)
Nipponia
Latin
English
Chinese (Taiwan)
Chinese (Mainland)
Other Ch
Japanese
Other J
Korean
Vietnamese
Nipponia nippon
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Imperial Crested Ibis
Crested Ibis
Japanese Crested Ibis
朱鷺
(朱鹭)
zhū-lù
'vermilion heron'
()
朱鹮
zhū-huán
'vermilion ibis'
紅鶴
(红鹤)
hóng hè
'red crane' (more normally used for the flamingo)
鳳頭
(凤头鹮)
fèng-tóu-huán
'phoenix-headed ibis'
朱臉鷺
(朱脸鹭)
zhū-liǎn-lù
'vermilion-faced ibis'
トキ
(朱鷺, 桃花鳥, , , )
toki
'ibis' (written 1. 'vermilion heron', 2. 'peach flower bird'. 3-5. are either appropriated or specially created characters)
  따오기
ttaogi
'ibis'
Cò quăm mào Nhật Bản
'Japanese crested curved[bill] stork (bird)' (from Cites list on Internet)

is a general name for storks (excluding adjutants), ibises, and certain types of medium-sized ardeid.

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

中国鸟类分布名录 第二版 郑作新 科学出版社 北京 1976年
(Checklist of the Classification of Birds of China 2nd edition by Cheng Tso-Hsin, Science Press, Beijing 1976)

香港及華南鳥類(第六版)(翻譯成中文及重新修訂) 尹璉、費嘉倫、林超英 香港性徵特區政府新聞處政府印務局 1994年
Birds of Hong Kong and South China (6th edition, translated into Chinese and newly revised) by Clive Viney, Karen Phillipps, Lin Chaoying, Hong Kong Govt. Press 1994

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

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

御製五體清文鑒 yùzhì wǔtǐ qīngwén jiàn Mongolian: Хааны бичсэн таван зүилийн үсгээр хавсарсан манж үгний толь бичиг khaani bichsen tavaŋ züiliŋ üsgeer khavsarsaŋ maŋj ügni tol' bichig Mirror of the Manchu language with an overview of five different languages, compiled by the Emperor OR Imperial Pentaglot Manchu Mirror, originally published in 1805.