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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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.
If you are lucky, you might even spot a spectacular lesser adjutant stork. The Carambolim Lake is another good birding spot.