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Lesser Adjutant stork

Leptoptilos javanicus

Description:

The Lesser Adjutant (Leptoptilos javanicus) is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. Like other members of its genus, it has a bare neck and head. It is however more closely associated with wetland habitats where it is solitary and is less likely to scavenge than the related Greater Adjutant. It is a widespread species found from India through Southeast Asia to Java. - Wikipedia

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ChimeTsetan
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ChimeTsetan

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Jan 20, 2014
Submitted on Jan 23, 2014

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