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The greater adjutant is a member of the stork family, Ciconiidae. Its genus includes the lesser adjutant of Asia and the marabou stork of Africa. Once found widely across southern Asia, mainly in India but extending east to Borneo, the greater adjutant is now restricted to a much smaller range with only three breeding populations; two in India, with the largest colony in Assam, a smaller one around Bhagalpur; and another breeding population in Cambodia.

Similar species: Storks And Spoonbills
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Feb 26, 2020. Captured Feb 12, 2020 06:22 in Guwahati Sonapur Rd, Jubai No.2, Assam 782401, India.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • f/5.0
  • 1/2000s
  • ISO160
  • 400mm