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Pavo cristatus


Peafowl are three Asiatic species of flying bird in the genus Pavo of the pheasant family, Phasianidae, best known for the male's extravagant eye-spotted tail, which it displays as part of courtship. The male is called a peacock, the female a peahen, and the offspring peachicks. The adult female peafowl is grey and/or brown. Peachicks can be between yellow and a tawny colour with darker brown patches. The term also embraces the Congo Peafowl, which is placed in a separate genus Afropavo.

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Khathoub 8 years ago

done.. :)

Could you add these two to this mission as well?
thanks in advance.

NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

BTW please consider adding your this spot & the other one to the "Biodiversity of Sri Lanka" mission..

Khathoub 8 years ago

thanks man. :)

NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

nice shot !

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Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Jan 12, 2013
Submitted on Jan 12, 2013

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