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Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
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Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)

General Description: Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) are large, sexually dimorphic birds. Males are brightly colored with iridescent greens and blues, while females wear subdued browns with only a little color. Breeding male has elongate feathers with iridescent "eye" spots. Both genders have a crest.

Taxonomy: Galliformes, Phasianidae, Phasianinae

Favored Habitat: Urban parks.

Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)

Where to Find: Floyd Lamb State Park.

Comments: Widely introduced throughout the US.

Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Male Indian Peafowl displaying
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Male Indian Peafowl
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Front view of displaying male
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Close-up of male
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Back view of displaying male
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Back view of displaying male
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Female Indian Peafowl
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Female Indian Peafowl
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Female Indian Peafowl
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Female Indian Peafowl

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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