For organization like ” hargila army”, this rare bird has got its safe home in Assam. A group of Women, lead by Purnima Devi Barman ,in Assam known as the ‘hargila’ army , sing hymns and weave cloth with motifs of the bird to create awareness about the need to protect the bird.
At present this storks have only two small breeding populations; one in India with the largest colony in Assam and the other in Cambodia.
GREATER ADJUTANT STORK
Guwahati, Assam, India