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ADJUTANT. A military officer, attached to every battalion of a regiment. It is his duty to superintend, under his superiors, all matters relating to the ordinary routine of discipline in the regiment.

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Adjutant Stork are a rare species birds, which were once common across the wetlands in south-east Asia, but are now classified as endangered.
The Lesser Adjutant Stork breeds in the wetlands of tropical lowlands.
The global population of the Greater Adjutant stork is likely to be around 900-1,000, with the Bramhaputra region alone consisting of about 700 of them.