Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.

English

Name Sources Status
Anthony's green heron Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
eastern green heron Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
fly-up-the-creek Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), Unknown, uBio Trusted
Frazar's green heron Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
green heron Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), South African Vertebrates, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
green-backed heron Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BibAlex LifeDesk, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), JELA All Categories Full Species List January 2013, NCBI Taxonomy, South African Vertebrates, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Fauna Aves, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Greenbacked Heron Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), Unknown, uBio Trusted
Lava heron BibAlex LifeDesk Trusted
Little green heron Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), South African Vertebrates, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Fauna Aves Trusted
Little Green Heron, Green-backed Heron Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
Little Heron Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BibAlex LifeDesk, uBio Trusted
Little Mangrove Heron Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Mangrove Heron Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BibAlex LifeDesk Trusted
Mangrove-Bittern Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Poke Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
shite-poke Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
shitpoke Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
Striated Heron Cyndy Parr, Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BibAlex LifeDesk, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), PlanetScott.com images, South African Vertebrates, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio, xeno-canto Bird Sounds Trusted

Afrikaans

Name Sources Status
Groenrugreier Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), South African Vertebrates, uBio Unknown

Arabic

Name Sources Status
واق أخضر BibAlex LifeDesk Trusted

Chinese

Name Sources Status
绿鹭 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted

Chinese (Simplified)

Name Sources Status
打鱼郎 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Fauna Aves, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
绿蓑鹭 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
绿蓑鹭(台) Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Fauna Aves Trusted
绿鹭 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Fauna Aves, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted
鹭鸶 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Fauna Aves, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Trusted

Czech

Name Sources Status
Volavka promenlivá Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
volovka proměnlivá Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Danish

Name Sources Status
Mangrovehejre Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Dutch

Name Sources Status
Green-backed South African Vertebrates Unknown
Little South African Vertebrates Unknown
Mangrovereiger Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
mangrovereiger striated South African Vertebrates Unknown
Mongrowereiger Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Estonian

Name Sources Status
väikehaigur (rohe-väikehaigur) Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Finnish

Name Sources Status
Kyyryhaikara Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Trusted

French

Name Sources Status
Blongios vert Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
H South African Vertebrates Unknown
Héron des mangroves Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Héron strié Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BibAlex LifeDesk, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
héron vert Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Héron À dos vert Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BibAlex LifeDesk Trusted

German

Name Sources Status
Grünreiher Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Mangrovereiher Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), BibAlex LifeDesk, South African Vertebrates, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Mongroverehier Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Streifenreiher Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Guarani

Name Sources Status
Hoko'i Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Hebrew

Name Sources Status
אנפית מנגרובים Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
אנפת מנגרובים Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Hindi

Name Sources Status
Doshi kokku Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Icelandic

Name Sources Status
Krabbahegri Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Indonesian

Name Sources Status
Cangak abu-abu kecil Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Kokokan laut Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Koto-koto Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Italian

Name Sources Status
Airone dorsoverde Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Airone striato Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Japanese

Name Sources Status
Sasa-goi Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
sasagoi Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
ササゴイ Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Korean

Name Sources Status
검은댕기해오라기 Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Lithuanian

Name Sources Status
Dryžuotasis garnys Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Malagasy

Name Sources Status
Ambaramaty Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
fony maitso Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Keho Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Kisanjy Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Koaky Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Tambakoratsy Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Voromaty Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Vorompantsika Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Malay

Name Sources Status
Pucong Keladi Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Pucong Keladi Bakau Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Pucung Keladi Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Norwegian

Name Sources Status
Krabbehegre Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Polish

Name Sources Status
Czapla zielonawa Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Gar South African Vertebrates Unknown

Russian

Name Sources Status
Зеленая кваква Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Зелёная кваква Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Кваква зеленая Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown

Slovak

Name Sources Status
caplicka mangrovová Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Volavka mangrovová Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
čaplička mangrovová Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Slovenian

Name Sources Status
progasta zelena čaplja Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Spanish

Name Sources Status
Garcilla Capiverde Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Garcilla Cuelligrís Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Garcilla verde Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Garcita Azulada Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
Garcita Rayada Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Garcita Verdosa Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Swahili

Name Sources Status
Ngojamalika Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Swedish

Name Sources Status
Grönhäger Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011), uBio Unknown
Mangrovehäger Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Thai

Name Sources Status
นกยางเขียว Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Turkish

Name Sources Status
Yeşil sırtlı balıkçıl Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Yeşil-sırtlı Balıkçıl Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

Vietnamese

Name Sources Status
Cò xanh Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown
Cò xanh java Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011) Unknown

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