Lesser Adjutant

Leptoptilos javanicus - Marabout chevelu

Marabout chevelu
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Ciconiiformes

  • Family
    :

    Ciconiidés

  • Genus
    :

    Leptoptilos

  • Species
    :

    javanicus

Descriptor

Horsfield, 1821

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

Distribution

Description identification

Lesser Adjutant (Leptoptilos javanicus) is a species of bird in the Ciconiidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Marabout chevelu,
  • Marabú Menor,
  • Marabu-pequeno,
  • Kleiner Adjutant,
  • indiai marabu,
  • Javaanse Maraboe,
  • Marabù asiatico minore,
  • Mindre adjutantstork,
  • Småadjutant,
  • marabu malý,
  • marabu malajský,
  • Lille Adjudant,
  • pikkumarabu,
  • marabú collgroc,
  • marabut jawajski,
  • Яванский марабу,
  • Bangau tongtong,
  • コハゲコウ,
  • 秃鹳,
  • นกตะกรุม,
  • 小禿鸛,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Marabout chevelu
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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