Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Storks :: Lesser Adjutant
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus
Described by: Horsfield (1821)
Alternate common name(s): Lesser Adjutant Stork, Hair-crested Adjutant
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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C. and s. India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Burma, c. and peninsular Thailand, s. China (Chungking in s. Szechwan, Yunnan, Kwangsi, Hainan, Kiangsi), Laos, Cambodia (w. Siem Pang Province), n. and s. Vietnam (Cat Tien National Park), Malaya (Kuala Gulu), Sumatra, Java (coastal areas), Bali, Borneo (the only known breeding colony is in sw. Sarawak on the Sadong River), Brunei (Kimanis Bay, Kampong and Semporna), Bangga and Belitung.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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