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GREADJs 0102

Greater Adjutant, Leptoptilos dubius, 120-150cm / 47-59 in. Second from the right is a Lesser Adjutant, Leptoptilos javanicus, 110-120cm / 43-47 in. GLOBALLY THREATENED storks, the Greater is rarely found outside of Assam. Eats carrion and preys on small animals in marshes, shallow waters, lakes and irrigated agricultural land. Here at the Gorchuk Refuse Dump were about 35 birds.

 

Outside of Guwahati, Kamrup, Assam Province, India. ©bryanjsmith.

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Taken on April 15, 2013