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Little Curlew

Numenius minutus Gould, 1841

The Little Curlew (Numenius minutus) is a wader in the large bird family Scolopacidae. It is a very small curlew, which breeds in the far north of Siberia. It is closely related to the North American Eskimo Curlew. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Scolopacidae
Genus:
  Numenius

Scientific:
  Numenius minutus

Citation:
  Gould, 1841

Reference:
  PZS(1840) Pt8 no.95 p.176

Protonym:
  Numenius minutus

Avibase ID:
  C00E1EB8C00BCC31

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C00E1EB8

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176606

Geographic range:

  • Numenius minutus: Siberia; winters to Philippines, Indonesia and n Australia
English:
Little Curlew
Czech:
koliha nejmenší
German:
Zwergbrachvogel
Danish:
Dværgspove
Spanish:
Zarapito Chico
Finnish:
taigakuovi
French:
Courlis nain
Icelandic:
Dvergspói
Italian:
Chiurlo nano
Japanese:
koshakushigi
Japanese:
コシャクシギ
Dutch:
Kleine Regenwulp
Norwegian:
Dvergspove
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dvergspove
Polish:
kulik krótkodzioby
Portuguese:
Maçarico-anão
Russian:
Кроншнеп-малютка
Slovak:
hvizdák najmenší
Swedish:
dvärgspov
Ukrainian:
Кульон-крихітка
Chinese:
小杓鹬


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Little Whimbrel ( Numenius minutus)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Courlis nain ( Numenius minutus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Courlis nain ( Numenius minutus)
Clements 1st edition:
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
Oriental Bird Club:
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
James Lee Peters:
Numenius minutus
James Lee Peters (original):
Numenius minutus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Numenius minutus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Little Curlew ( Numenius minutus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Numenius minutus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Numenius minutus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Asturian: Arcea
Catalan: Becada, Polit menut
Valencian: Becada
Czech: Koliha nejmenší
Welsh: Coegyfinir bach, Coegylfinir bach
Danish: Dværgspove
German: Zwergbrachvogel
Emiliano-romagnolo: Bicaza
English: Least Whimbrel, Little Curlew, Little Whimbrel, Pygmy Curlew
English (United Kingdom): Little Whimbrel
English (IOC): Little Curlew
Spanish: Zarapito Chico, Zarapito Esquimal, Zarapito menor
Spanish (Spain): Zarapito Chico
Spanish (HBW): Zarapito chico
Estonian: kääbuskoovitaja
Finnish: Kääpiökuovi, Taigakuovi
French: Courlis minute, Courlis nain
Galician: Arcea, Bicuda, Galiñola
Hindi: वन-कुक्कुट
Hungarian: törpepóling
Indonesian: Burung Gajahan Kecil, Gajahan Kecil, Gegajahan kecil
Icelandic: Dvergspói
Italian: Arsia, Chiurlo minimo, Chiurlo minore, Chiurlo minuto, Chiurlo nano
Brescian: Arsia
Japanese: ko shaku-shigi, koshakushigi, Ko-shaku-shigi, Koshaku-shigi
Japanese: コシャクシギ
Japanese (Kanji): 小杓鴫, 小杓鷸
Khakas: Кiчiг көгiлбей
Kazakh: Құртамыш шалшықшы, Орман жылқышысы
Kazakh (Transliteration): qurtamış şalşıqşı
Korean: 쇠부리도요
Korean (Transliteration): soe-buri-doyo
Scientific: Numenius minutus
Lithuanian: Mažoji kuolinga
Latvian: mazā kuitala
Mongolian: Бичилхэн тутгалжин
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠪᠢᠴᠢᠯᠬᠡᠨ ᠲᠣᠲᠣᠭᠣᠯᠵᠢᠨ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠪᠢᠴᠢᠯᠬᠡᠨ ᠲᠣᠲᠣᠭᠣᠯᠵᠢᠨ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Бичилхэн тутгалжин
Mongolian (Transliteration): bichilkheŋ tutg aljiŋ
Malay: Burung Kendi Kerdil, Kendi Kerdil
Dutch: Kleine Regenwulp
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dvergspove
Norwegian: Dvergspove
Polish: Kulik krótkodioby, kulik krótkodzioby
Piemontese: Bëccassa
Pinyin: jíjígé tàotào, lè jīn, xiǎo sháo-yù, xiǎo yóu lǎo guàn
Portuguese: Maçarico-anão, Maçarico-pequeno
Portuguese (Portugal): Maçarico-pequeno
Russian: Kronshnep-malyutka, Кроншнеп - малютка, Кроншнеп-малютка
Slovak: hvizdák najmenší
Slovenian: jakutski škurh
Serbian: Sibirska carska šljuka
Swedish: Dvärgspov
Thai: นกปากซ่อมดง, นกอีก๋อยแคระ, นกอีก๋อยจิ๋ว
Thai (Transliteration): nók ii-kŏaay cĭw, nók ii-kŏaay kʰráe
Turkish: küçük kervan çulluğu, küçük kervançulluğu, Құртамыш шалшықшы
Tuvinian: Бичии даргый
Ukrainian: Кульон малий, Кульон-крихітка
Venetian: Galinassa
Chinese: [xiao shao-yu], [xiao you lao], 勒金, 吉吉格-套套, 小杓鷸, 小杓鹬, 小油老罐
Chinese (Traditional): 勒金, 吉吉格-套套, 小杓鷸, 小油老罐
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 小杓鷸
Chinese (Taiwan): [xiao shao-yu], 小杓鷸, 小杓鹬

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