Storks (Ciconiidae)

Greater Adjutant (Leptoptilos dubius) - HBW 1, p. 464

French: Marabout argala German: Großer Adjutant Spanish: Marabú Argala
Other common names: (Greater) Adjutant Stork

Taxonomy: Ardea dubia Gmelin, 1789, India.
Formerly considered to include L. crumeniferus, with which forms superspecies. Monotypic.

Distribution: N India to Indochina; breeding now probably restricted to Assam.