Monday, 14 November 2016

The greater adjutant (Leptoptilos dubius) is a member of the stork family and near threatened species declared by the IUCN. there is only small pocket population remains in Far North east corner of India. Assam holds a last strong shelter at least. 
Its occasionally found in Deepor beel Wildlife sanctuary in state of Guwahati, Assam during winter but easily sighted in Guwahati dumping ground with large number mainly feeding on carcass and other biomass. People are habituate with them.  

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