adjutant stork

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ad′jutant stork`

a large Asian stork, Leptoptilus dubius, with a naked pink neck and throat pouch, noted for its stiff, high-stepping gait.
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Noun1.adjutant stork - large Indian stork with a military gaitadjutant stork - large Indian stork with a military gait
stork - large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage
genus Leptoptilus, Leptoptilus - adjutant birds and marabous
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The region in and around Bankura is regarded as a haven for the Lesser Adjutant Stork, which is a rare species of the stork family.
Efforts are being made by the local population to protect the endangered Greater Adjutant Stork birds as they are presumed to be on the verge of extinction.
The lake supports threatened species of birds like spot billed pelican, lesser adjutant stork, greater adjutant stork, black necked stork and large whistling teal.