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Lesser
Adjutant

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Lesser Adjutant

Leptoptilos javanicus

The lesser adjutant is a large wading bird. 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.

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Regional Names
  • Assamese:
    বৰটোকোলা
  • Bengali:
    মদনটাক
  • Bhojpuri:
    छोटा गरुड़
  • Gujarati:
    નાનો જમાદાર
  • Hindi:
    चन्दियार
  • Malayalam:
    ചെറുനായ്ക്കൻ
  • Marathi:
    लहान क्षत्र बलाक
  • Nepali:
    भुँडीफोर गरुड
  • Tamil:
    அட்சுட்டண்ட் நாரை
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Leptoptilos javanicus

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