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Asian openbill
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Adult showing characteristic gap between mandibles
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The Asian openbill or Asian openbill stork (Anastomus oscitans) is a large bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. This stork lives in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia.


The Asian openbill stork is mostly greyish (non-breeding season) or white (breeding season) with glossy black wings and tail that have a green or purple sheen.

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