Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius

Family: Ciconiidae (Storks)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1789)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd;C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This wide-ranging and long-lived species has a very small population which is declining very rapidly. For these reasons it is classified as Endangered.

Population size: 800-1200

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,200,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Leptoptilos dubius. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2021.