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Indian Peafowl
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes Family: Phasianidae Genus: Pavo
Species: Pavo cristata
Although peafowl are large, powerful birds, they are somewhat weak fliers and spend much of their time on the ground looking for food or perching. Peafowl feed on many different types of food... More »
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Indian peafowl


The Indian peafowl or blue peafowl (Pavo cristatus), a large and brightly coloured bird, is a species of peafowl native to South Asia, but introduced in many other ...

Indian Peafowl - Animal Profile, Facts, Pictures


Indian peafowl are a species in a group of birds called pheasants. The males are called peacocks, while the females are called peahens. Together, they are ...

Indian Peafowl Fact Sheet - National Zoo


The male Indian Peafowl, commonly known as the peacock, is one of the most recognizable birds in the world. These large, brightly colored birds have a ...

Males have an iridescent blue head, neck and breast, patches of bare white skin on the face and a thin crest topped with dark blue or black tufts. Indian peafowl can be found in deciduous woodlands and riparian corridors, though because the birds are not typically mole... More »
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Indian peafowl videos, photos and facts - Pavo cristatus | ARKive


The national bird of India, the spectacular appearance of the male Indian peafowl , or 'peacock', is well-known throughout the world. The male's head, neck and ...

ADW: Pavo cristatus: INFORMATION


Indian blue peafowl, Pavo cristatus, (also known as peacocks) are native to Sri Lanka and India, but can also be found naturally in Pakistan, Kashmir, Nepal, ...

Indian Peafowl - Sea World


Male Indian peafowl are polygamous, mating with many females during a breeding season. The males establish breeding territories known as a lek. When time ...

Indian Peafowl aka Common Peafowl or India Blue Peafowl


The Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) - also known as the Common Peafowl and the India Blue Peafowl - is native to India and Sri Lanka inhabiting dry ...

Blue India Peafowl - FeatherSite


Blue India Peafowl. Pavo cristatus. My "peadeck" with a mature Black-shouldered male, 3 Blue India hens, a juvenile White male and an Oaten hen. In 1963 the ...

Popular Q&A
Q: Why is the Indian peafowl endangered.
A: They get hunted for the feathers. The Indian peafowl is not an endangered species. Listed as "Least Concern". Read More »
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Q: Are Indian peafowl endangered.
A: yes. Read More »
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Q: How long has the Indian peafowl peacock been endangered?
A: Since about 1960. Read More »
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Q: What is the scientific name for indian peafowl.
A: Indian Peafowl's scientific name is "Pavo cristatus". Read More »
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Q: Facts about Indian Peafowl.
A: Indian Peafowl, Pavo cristatus also known as the Common Peafowl or the Blue Peafowl, one of the species of bird in the genus Pavo of the Phasianidae family know... Read More »
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