(syn. Leptoptilos Ϯ Greater Adjutant L. dubius) Gr. μεγας megas, μεγαλη megalē  mighty, powerful; ῥαμφος rhamphos  bill; "40  Megalorhamphus Asiaticus.  Algala Asiatic" (J. Brookes 1828).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 10 December 2018).