Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus (English) [ IPA: Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus ASM: ইফিপিয়ৰিনচাচ এচিয়াটিকাচ]
Contributed by: Bikram M Baruah on 2009-10-09
1. Bird(Common Noun-Common) A large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. It is a widespread species, which is a resident breeder in southern Asia and Australasia, from India east to New Guinea and the northern half of Australia. In Australia, it is also given the common name Jabiru in Australia. Despite similarities in appearance, the stork of this name in the Americas belongs to a different genus.