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Irenidae


วงศ์นกเขียวครามนกเขียวก้านตอง
woŋ nók kʰĭaw-kʰraam nók kʰĭaw-kâan-toaaŋ

Họ Chim lam

和平鸟科
hépíng-niǎo kē

和平鳥科
hépíng-niǎo kē

コノハドリ科
ko-no-ha-dori ka

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General

Information is from dictionaries and other sources. Comments and corrections welcome. All Malaysian and Indonesian names in the process of conversion into modernised spelling only. 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 Asian Fairy-Bluebird (Irena) is known in Malaysian ornithological sources as either Murai Gajah 'elephant thrush' or Dendang Gajah 'elephant crow'.

The leafbirds (Chloropsis) are known ornithologically as Burung Daun 'leaf-bird' (possibly a calque on the English name).

Indonesian names

The Asian Fairy-Bluebird (Irena) is known in Indonesian ornithological sources as Burung Kecembang.

The leafbirds (Chloropsis) are known ornithologically as Cica Daun 'leaf-bulbul', reflecting a perceived similarity to the bulbuls. In popular usage the Greater Green Leafbird is known as Cucak hijau or Cucak hijo 'green bulbul₁'. Another name is Murai Daun 'leaf thrush'.

Species names

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IRENINAE
SCIENTIFIC & WESTERN
MALAY
OTHER S. E. ASIAN
EAST ASIAN
Irena
Latin
English
Malaysian
Other M
Indonesian
Thai
Vietnamese
Chinese
Japanese
Irena puella
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Asian fairy-bluebird
Asian blue-backed fairy bluebird
Blue-mantled fairy bluebird
Blue-backed fairy bluebird
Burung Murai Gajah
'elephant thrush bird' (26, 27)
Burung Dendang Gajah
'elephant crow (bird)' (24)
  Burung Kecembang Gadung
'gadung fairybluebird (bird)' (gadung is woody vine Dioscorea hispida or D. daemona, known as intoxicating yam)
นกเขียวคราม
nók kʰĭaw-kʰraam
'indigo-green bird'
Chim lam
'blue bird' (12, 34)
和平鸟
(和平鳥)
hépíng-niǎo
'peace bird'
ルリコノハドリ
(瑠璃木の葉鳥 ~ 琉璃木の葉鳥)
ruri ko-no-ha dori
'lapis lazuli leaf-bird'
 
CHLOROPSEINAE
SCIENTIFIC & WESTERN
MALAY
OTHER S. E. ASIAN
EAST ASIAN
Chloropsis
Latin
English
Malaysian
Other M
Indonesian
Thai
Vietnamese
Chinese
Japanese
Chloropsis sonnerati
link to photo
Greater green leafbird Burung Daun Besar
'large leaf-bird' (24, 26, 27)
Cucak hijau
'green bulbul₁'
Burung Cica-daun Besar
'large leaf-bulbul (bird)' (onomat.)
นกเขียวก้านตองใหญ่
nók kʰĭaw-kâan-toaaŋ yày
'large bananaleaf-stem green-bird'
  大绿叶鹎
(大綠葉鵯)
dà lǜ yè-bēi
'large green leaf bulbul'
オオコノハドリ
(大木の葉鳥)
ō ko-no-ha dori
'large leaf bird'
Chloropsis cyanopogon
link to photo
Lesser green leafbird Burung Daun Kecil
'small leaf-bird' (24, 26, 27)
  Burung Cica-daun Kecil
'small leaf-bulbul (bird)' (onomat.)
นกเขียวก้านตองเล็ก
nók kʰĭaw-kâan-toaaŋ lék
'small bananaleaf-stem green-bird'
  小绿叶鹎
(小綠葉鵯)
xiǎo lǜ yè-bēi
'small green leaf bulbul'
コノハドリ
(木の葉鳥)
ko-no-ha dori
'leaf bird'
Chloropsis hardwickii
Chloropsis hardwickei
link to photo
Orange-bellied leafbird Burung Daun Perut Oren
'orange-bellied leaf-bird' (26)
Burung Daun Bukit
'hill leaf-bird' (27)
Burung Daun Paruh Oren
'orange-billed leaf-bird' (erroneous) (24)
    นกเขียวก้านตองท้องสีส้ม
nók kʰĭaw-kâan-toaaŋ tʰóaaŋ-sĭi-sôm
'orange-bellied bananaleaf-stem green-bird'
Chim xanh hông vàng
'yellow-flanked blue/green bird' (12, 13)
橙腹叶鹎
(橙腹葉鵯)
chéng-fù yè-bēi
'orange-bellied leaf-bulbul'
アカハラコノハドリ
(赤腹木の葉鳥)
aka-hara ko-no-ha dori
'red-bellied leaf-bird'
Chloropsis cochinchinensis
link to photo
Blue-winged leafbird Burung Daun Sayap Biru
'blue-winged leaf-bird' (24, 26, 27)
Cucak Ranti
'chain? bulbul₁'
Cucak Ranting
'twig bulbul₁'
Cucak Rante
'chain bulbul₁'
Cucak Hijau Kecil Sumatera
'Sumatran small green bulbul₁'
Burung Cica-daun Sayap-biru
'blue-winged leaf-bulbul (bird)' (onomat.)
นกเขียวก้านตองปีกสีฟ้า
nók kʰĭaw-kâan-toaaŋ pìik-sĭi-faa
'sky-blue-winged bananaleaf-stem green-bird'
Chim xanh Nam bộ
'Southern blue/green bird' (12, 34)
蓝翅叶鹎
(藍翅葉鵯)
lán-chì yè-bēi
'blue-winged leaf-bulbul'
アオバネコノハドリ
(青羽木の葉鳥)
ao-bane ko-no-ha dori
'blue/green-winged leaf-bird'

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

Senarai Nama-nama Burung Semenanjung Malaysia dan Asia Tenggara by Ismail, Abdul Rahman, Perhilitan (Jabatam Perlindungan Hidupan Liar dan Taman Negara, Semenanjung Malaysia), Kuala Lumpur 1981
(List of the Names of Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Southeast Asia by Ismail, Abdul Rahman, Department of Wildlife and National Parks, Peninsular Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur 1981)

A Field Guide to the Birds of West Malaysia and Singapore by Jeyarajasingam, Allen and Alan Pearson, Oxford University Press, Oxford 1999

The Birds of the Thai-Malay Peninsula: Vol. 2 - Passerines by Wells, David R., Christopher Helm, A&C Black, London 2007

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