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The lesser adjutant (Leptoptilos javanicus) belongs to the stork family Ciconiidae. The lesser adjutant is distributed in Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia and Indonesia.
Biological classification of Leptoptilos javanicus
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Ciconiiformes
Family:Ciconiidae
Subfamily:-
Genus:Leptoptilos
Species:L. javanicus
Binomial name:Leptoptilos javanicus
Distribution:Indian Subcontinent, Europe and Asia
Feeding habits:fish, frogs, reptiles, large invertebrates, reptiles and small mammals
IUCN status listing:
Vulnerable

Indian birds - Lesser adjutant - Leptoptilos javanicus
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