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Is a large wading bird in the stork family.This large stork has a heavy yellow bill with a down-curved tip that gives it a resemblance to an ibis. The head of the adult is bare and orange or reddish in colour. The long tertials are tipped in bright pink and at rest they extend over the back and rump. The legs are yellowish to red but often appear white due their habit of urohidrosis or defecating on their legs especially when at nest.
Mainly seen on freshwater wetlands .