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Indian Peafowl/Blue Peafowl

Pavo cristatus

Description:

Peacocks are flightless birds native to south asia.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

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3 Comments

kittuandme
kittuandme 7 years ago

Thank you for the lovely comment Gilma, and i do agree with u the peacocks are the most beutifiulest of the birds, the one in the pic is male, only male peacocks have long beautiful coloured feathers like that a female is not as pretty as the male...

Love those birds, I always call them "Ave de el Paraiso" or "Bird of Paradise" Does the female also has a beautiful tail? Love them but do not know much about them. The one in the picture is a male?

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

lovely indeed!!

kittuandme
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kittuandme

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Jan 11, 2013
Submitted on Jan 11, 2013

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