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.


Name Sources Status
avocets uBio Unknown
Lapwing Paleobiology Database Trusted
oystercatchers uBio Unknown
plovers Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Phthiraptera, uBio Trusted
Plovers and Allies Unknown, uBio Trusted
plovers and lapwings BioKIDS Critter Catalog, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
stilts uBio Unknown


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


Name Sources Status
Plevieren World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted


Name Sources Status
Kurmitsat Kari Pihlaviita Trusted


Name Sources Status
Charadriidae Unknown Trusted
Charadriidés uBio Unknown

Norwegian Bokmål

Name Sources Status
Lofamilien World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted


Name Sources Status
Ржанковые uBio Unknown


Name Sources Status
pipare World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted


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