Indian peafowl

Male peafowl are referred to as peacocks while female peafowl are referred to peahens. If they are together in a group, then they are referred to as peafowl.

Fast Facts

  • Indian peafowl are a species in a group of birds called pheasants.
  • Peafowl are among the largest of all birds that fly.
  • The beautiful feathers that cover the tails of a peacock are 5 feet long.

Scientific name

Pavo cristatus
Range  India and South Asia
Conservation status Least concern
Diet Omnivore
Zoo name(s) Jason, Michael, Freddy, Blue 
Zoo location Free roaming

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