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Smew

Mergellus albellus (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Smew (Mergellus albellus) is a species of duck, and is the only member of the genus Mergellus. This genus is closely related to Mergus and is sometimes included in it, though it might be closer to the goldeneyes (Bucephala). The Smew has interbred with the Common Goldeneye (B. clangula). Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
  Mergellus

Scientific:
  Mergellus albellus

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.129

Protonym:
  Mergus Albellus

Avibase ID:
  F1F520368CC95F88

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F1F52036

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175196

Geographic range:

  • Mergellus albellus: N Eurasia; winters to North Africa, India and e China
English:
Smew
Czech:
morčák malý
German:
Zwergsäger
Danish:
Lille Skallesluger
Spanish:
Serreta Chica
Finnish:
uivelo
French:
Harle piette
Icelandic:
Hvítönd
Italian:
Pesciaiola
Japanese:
mikoaisa
Japanese:
ミコアイサ
Dutch:
Nonnetje
Norwegian:
Lappfiskand
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Lappfiskand
Polish:
bielaczek
Portuguese:
Merganso-pequeno
Russian:
Луток
Slovak:
potápač malý
Swedish:
salskrake
Ukrainian:
Крех малий
Chinese:
斑头秋沙鸭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Smew ( Mergus albellus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Smew ( Mergus albellus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Smew ( Mergus albellus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Smew ( Mergus albellus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Smew ( Mergus albellus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Smew ( Mergus albellus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
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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):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
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.):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
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:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
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):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Harle piette ( Mergellus albellus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Harle piette ( Mergellus albellus)
Clements 1st edition:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Clements 4th edition:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
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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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
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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eBird version 2019:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Smew ( Mergus albellus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Smew ( Mergus albellus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
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):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Smew ( Mergus albellus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
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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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Oriental Bird Club:
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
James Lee Peters:
Mergus albellus
James Lee Peters (original):
Mergellus albellus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Mergus albellus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Smew ( Mergellus albellus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mergellus albellus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mergellus albellus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Asturian: Pitorru Cande, Pitorru Piqueñu
Azerbaijani: Nazik pazdimdik
Belarusian: Cавук-луток, Луток, Савук-луток
Bulgarian: Малък нирец
Bengali: স্মিউ হাঁস
Breton: An heskenneg bihan, Beg-heskenn gwenn
Catalan: Ànnera peixatera petita, Bec de serra petit
Catalan (Balears): Ànnera peixatera petita
Valencian: Bec de serra petit
Montenegrin: mali ronac
Czech: dř. morčák malý, Morcák bílý, Morčák bílý, Morčák malý, morèák bílý
Welsh: Hwyad-ŵydd lwydwen, Lleian wen
Danish: Lille skallesluger, Skallesluger
German: Zwergsaeger, Zwergsager, Zwergsäger
Greek: Ασπροβουττήκτης, Νανοπρίστης
Greek (Cypriot): Ασπροβουττήκτης
English: Smew
English (IOC): Smew
Esperanto: Blanka mer^go, Blanka merĝo
Spanish: Mergo de serra, Serreta Chica
Spanish (Spain): Serreta Chica
Spanish (HBW): Serreta chica
Estonian: pudukoskel, Väikekoskel, väikekoskel (pudukoskel), Väikekoskel e. pudukoskel
Basque: Bec de serra petit, Zerra txiki, Zerra txikia
Persian: مرگوس سفید, مرگوس (اردک ماهی‌خوار) سفید
Finnish: Uivelo
Faroese: Maront
French: Harle piette
Irish: Síolta Gheal, Smiú
Gaelic: Sioltaich Breac
Galician: Bec de serra petit, Mergo pequeno
Manx: Thunnag vreck eeacklagh
Hebrew: מרגון גמד, מרגון גמדי
Croatian: Bijeli ronac
Hungarian: Kis bukó
Armenian: [Lutok ], Լուտոկ
Icelandic: Hvítönd
Italian: Pesciaiola
Japanese: mikoaisa, Miko-aisa
Japanese: ミコアイサ
Japanese (Kanji): 巫女秋沙
Georgian: მცირე ბატასინა, პატარა ბატასინი
Khakas: Кiчiг сус
Kazakh: Кіші бейнарық
Kazakh (Transliteration): kışı beynarıq
Korean: 흰비오리
Korean (Transliteration): huin-biori
Cornish: Lenes wyn
Scientific: Margellus albellus, Mergellus albellus, Mergus albellus
Luxembourgish: Klenge Seeër
Lithuanian: Baltoji antis, Mažasis danciasnapis, Mažasis dančiasnapis
Latvian: Baltā gauriņa, Mazā gaura
Macedonian: бел нуркач, Бел потопник, Мал северен нуркач
Mongolian: Цахиур бохио, Цахиур нугас
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠴᠠᠬᠢᠭᠣᠷ ᠪᠣᠬᠢᠶ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠠᠯᠠᠭ ᠲᠣᠯᠥᠭᠠᠢᠲᠣ ᠪᠣᠬᠢᠶ᠎ᠠ ᠨᠣᠭᠣᠰᠣ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Алаг толгойт бохио нугас
Mongolian (Transliteration): alag tolgoit bokhio nugas, tsakhiur bokhio, tsakhiur nug as
Moldavian: Ferestraș mic
Maltese: Serra Bajda
Dutch: Nonnetje
Norwegian Nynorsk: Lappfiskand
Norwegian: Dvergfiskand, Lappfiskand
Polish: bielaczek, Tracz bielaczek
Pinyin: bái qiūshā, bái qiūshā-yā, bān-tóu qiūshā-yā, gǒu-tóu zuàn, huā-tóu jù-zuǐ yā, wú fú, xiǎo qiūshā-yā, xiǎo yú-yā, yú hóuzi, yú-yā
Portuguese: Merganso-pequeno
Portuguese (Portugal): Merganso-pequeno
Romansh: Marel pitschen
Romanian: Ferestraş mic
Russian: Луток, Малый крохаль
Scots: Sioltaich breac
Sindhi: ډ ځَ )ا ىٍٻ ډب يٌه اً (ٍ ٴٕى ي
Northern Sami: Gárgogoalsi
Slovak: potápač biely, Potápač malý
Slovenian: mala žagarica, mali žagar
Albanian: Zhytësi i vogël laraman
Serbian: mali ronac, Мали ронак, Мали ронац
Swedish: Salskrake
Turkish: Beyaz Tarakdişli Ördek, Sütlabi, Кіші бейнарық
Tuvinian: Бичии ак даргат
Ukrainian: Крех малий , Луток
Chinese: [bai qiusha], [bai qiusha-ya], [ban-tou qiusha-ya], [xiao yu-ya], [yu houzi], 小秋沙鸭, 小鱼鸭, 斑头秋沙鸭, 斑頭秋沙鴨, 狗头钻, 白秋沙, 白秋沙鸭, 花头锯嘴鸭, 鱼猴子, 鱼鸭, 鹀凫
Chinese (Traditional): 小秋沙鴨, 小魚鴨, 斑頭秋沙鴨, 狗頭鑽, 白秋沙, 白秋沙〔斑頭秋沙,小秋沙〕, 白秋沙鴨, 花頭鋸嘴鴨, 魚猴子, 魚鴨, 鵐鳧
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 白秋沙
Chinese (Taiwan): [bai qiusha], 白秋沙

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