Ciconiidae

Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans

Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans

Local Name: Shamuk-khol (Bangla), Naththai kuththi narai (Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Juv

©NIRJHAR BANERJEE
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 10/02/2020

Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Andal, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/07/2015

Pair

©Saikat Adhurya
Pardohi, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 31/05/2017

Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Pardohi, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/05/2017

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Adult, juveniles and chicks

©Sagar Adhurya
Madhaiganj, Paschim Bardhaman, 02/10/2017

Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus (Latham, 1790)

Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus (Latham, 1790)

Local Name: Lohar Jangh / Loha Jangha (Bangla); Banaras / Loharjang / Loha Sarang (Hindi); Krishnakanthamahabak (Sanskrit); Banaras / Moto Dhonk (Gujarati); Telia Xaring (Assamese); Kalya Manecha Karkocha (Marathi); Kuranchi (Oriya); Periya Naarai (Tamil); Pedda Nalla Konga (Telegu); Ali kokka (Sinhali)

IUCN threatened Category: Near Threatened [NT]


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Adult Female at its habitat

©Sagar Adhurya
Farakka IBA, Malda/Maldah, 12/01/2020

Adult Female (ID mark yellow eye observed at field)

©Sagar Adhurya
Farakka IBA, Malda/Maldah, 12/01/2020

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Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus

Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus

Local Name: Modontak (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Vulnerable [VU]


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Adult

©Madhurima Banerjee
Sudhanyakhali, South 24 Paraganas, 04/01/2020

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Sundarban, South 24 Paraganas, 03/11/2019

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Sundarban, South 24 Paraganas, 03/11/2019

©Debayan Gayen
Sunderban Tiger Reserve, South 24 Paraganas, 03/11/2019

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©Kaustav Khan
Sunadarban, West Bengal, India., North 24 Parganas, 04/08/2019

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Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala Pennant, 1769

Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala Pennant, 1769

Local Name: Lanjang, Lungduk(Sindhi), Jangil dhok(Hindi), Chitrit mahabak(Sanskrit), Chitra lamdhing(punjabi), Jangil, Ram jhankar, Sona jangha(Bangla), Dhonk, Pilichanch dhonk(Gujrati), Chitroda(Kutch), Chitrablaak, Rangit karkocha, Ratyatamb(Marathi), Chengaal naarai, Sanguvalai naarai(Tamil), Yerukala konga(Telugu), Varnakokku(Malayalam), Dae tuduwa(Sinhala)

IUCN threatened Category: Choose IUCN threatened Category


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Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Bardhaman, Purba Bardhaman, 29/11/2015

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Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus

Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus

Local Name: Dholagola Manikjor(Bangla), Haji Lak Lak(Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

©Madhurima Banerjee
Bagnan, Howrah/Haora, 02/02/2020

Adult

©Satyajit Mandal
Madhaiganj, Paschim Bardhaman, 17/05/2018

Adult

©Satyajit Mandal
Madhaiganj, Paschim Bardhaman, 17/05/2018

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Sankarpur, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 09/08/2018

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