adjutant stork


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ad′jutant stork`


n.
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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Summary: Dispur(Assam)[India]Mar 16(ANI): A young woman, Purnima Devi Barman, from Assam has been conferred the 'Nari Shakti Puraskar' by the President, Ram Nath Kovind, in New Delhi on "International Women's Day, for her efforts in conserving the Adjutant Stork which is almost on the verge of extinction.
It's the last major colony in Southeast Asia for the endangered spot-billed pelican (Pelicanus philippensis) and a regionally important breeding site for the endangered greater adjutant stork (Leptotilus dubius), white-winged duck (Cairina scutulata) and several other threatened species.
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.