Size: Male 110 cm (plus train);
Female 95 cm
Voice: Loud may…yow calls at dawn and dusk; also loud nasal calls and cackles. Very noisy during rains, when breeding.
Range: All subcontinents except Pakistan, upto about 2,000 m in the Himalayas
Habitat: Forests; neighborhood of village and cultivated country.
Best known for its exquisite train and plumage. Indian peafowl Bird Glistening blue neck and breast; wire-like crest and very long distinctive train an iridescent arrangement of multiple colours with ocelli; golden feathers on sides and back. When displayed, male’s train spreads out in off gold, brown, green, and wide fan, showing black feathers. Female lacks blue neck and breast; Indian peafowl Bird more brown plumage; lacks long train. Familiar bird of India. Solitary or in small parties, several females with one or more males; wary in forested parts, rather tome and confiding.
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