Greater Adjutant

Leptoptilos dubius - Marabout argala

Marabout argala
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Ciconiiformes

  • Family
    :

    Ciconiidés

  • Genus
    :

    Leptoptilos

  • Species
    :

    dubius

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 152 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Greater Adjutant (Leptoptilos dubius) is a species of bird in the Ciconiidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Marabout argala,
  • Marabú Argala,
  • Marabu-grande,
  • Großer Adjutant,
  • sárgafejű marabu,
  • Indische Maraboe,
  • Marabù asiatico maggiore,
  • Större adjutantstork,
  • Storadjutant,
  • marabu veľký,
  • marabu indický,
  • Adjudant,
  • assaminmarabu,
  • marabú caragroc,
  • marabut indyjski,
  • Индийский марабу,
  • Bangau besar,
  • オオハゲコウ,
  • 大秃鹳,
  • นกตะกราม,
  • 大禿鸛,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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