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Indian Peafowl or Blue Peafowl

Pavo cristatus

Description:

The male is metallic blue on the crown, the feathers of the head being short and curled. The fan-shaped crest on the head is made of feathers with bare black shafts and tipped with blush-green webbing. A white stripe above the eye and a crescent shaped white patch below the eye are formed by bare white skin. The sides of the head have iridescent greenish blue feathers.

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3 Comments

nwelch101
nwelch101 10 years ago

Wow!

CataAna
CataAna 10 years ago

Thanks Cynthia, it does look more like a bird than a plant ;)

CynthiaMHori
CynthiaMHori 10 years ago

Hope you dont mind - I changed your listing from plant to bird. Beautiful photo by the way! Cheers Cynthia

CataAna
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CataAna

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Dec 17, 2010
Submitted on Apr 17, 2011

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