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Asian Openbill Asian Open Bill

Asian Openbill - Photos © Bhupendra Veer Singh Yadav


Asian Openbill (Anastomus oscitans) is a scarce breeding summer visitor (some resident) in Haryana. This bird is found in the wetlands.

Identification: Sexes alike. A small stork with white plumage, greenish-black scapulars, wings and tail. A clear gap in bill.

Order: CICONIIFORMES   Family: Ciconiidae Ciconiinae   Size: 75 cm

 

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