Lesser Adjutant
 
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Lesser Adjutant

Lesser Adjutant - photograph by David Behrens

Lesser Adjutant (Leptotilos javanicus) is a rare vagrant in Haryana. Locally called Chhota Garur, Bang Gor or Chinjara Chandana, it is found in the wetlands. This Globally threatened bird is similar to but smaller than the Greater Adjutant. Its food consists of reptiles, frogs and fish.

Order: CICONIIFORMES    Family: Ciconiidae    Size: 110 cm

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