Leptoptilos dubius (Greater Adjutant)

Greater Adjutant

Dutch: Indische Maraboe

Order: Ciconiiformes
Family: Ciconiidae
Genus: Leptoptilos
Species: Leptoptilos dubius

Female bird, rampotheca absent. Many thanks to the Royal Belgian institute of natural sciences, Brussels, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 370 mm
Length cranium: 83 mm
Width (cranium): 80 mm
Height (cranium): 48 mm
Alternative names: Großer Adjutant (German), Marabou argala (French), Marabú Argala (Spanish)