Indian Peafowl

National Bird of India

Indian peafowl are a species in a group of birds called pheasants. The males are called peacocks, while the females are called peahens. Together, they are peafowl. Peafowl are among the largest of all birds that fly. Peafowl are best known for the male's extravagant display feathers which, despite growing from their back, are thought of as a tail. Breeding season is monsoon, where males displays to attract female. Peafowl produce loud calls especially in the breeding season. Peafowl are omnivorous and eat seeds, insects, fruits, small mammals and reptiles. They feed on small snakes but keep their distance from larger ones.

How To Explore

Grassland, Forest.

Recommended Time & Duration

Throughout the year as it is a resident bird.


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