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The Asian openbill or Asian openbill stork is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. This distinctive stork is found mainly in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It is greyish white with glossy black wings and tail and the adults have a gap between the arched upper mandible and recurved lower mandible.

Similar species: Storks
Species identified by swaroopsingharoy
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Uploaded Jan 29, 2015. Captured Oct 6, 2014 04:38 in Taratala Road, Paharpur, Garden Reach, Kolkata, West Bengal 700088, India.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/800s
  • ISO500
  • 400mm