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Amazing Peacock facts! · Peacocks use their unique plumage both to attract mates and to discourage predators by appearing bigger. · The eye-like ...

animalcorner.org/animals/peafowl

The Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) is a native bird to the Indian subcontinent and the Green Peafowl (Pavo muticus) breeds from east Burma to Java. Males are ...

www.softschools.com/facts/animals/peacock_facts/43

Peafowl belong to pheasant family. These birds are native to Asia. There are two species of peafowl: Indian Peafowl and Green Peafowl. Both types are endangered ...

animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/peafowl

Although most people call them all "peacocks," the word really only refers to the male bird. Just like among chickens, where the male is called a rooster or ...

www.natureworldnews.com/articles/45826/20210426/6-surprising-facts-about-peacock.htm

Apr 26, 2021 ... 1. Only Males Possess Those Long, Beautiful Feathers · 2. It Takes Peacocks Three Years to Grow Their Tail Feathers · 3. The Indian Peacock is the&nb...

www.wftv.com/news/local/9-facts-about-peacocks-why-youre-probably-calling-them-the-wrong-thing/798046628

Jul 25, 2018 ... According to National Geographic, the term "peacock" is commonly referred to birds of both sexes. But technically, only males are peacocks.

wildlifewaystation.org/animals/species/peacock

Peacocks are a type of large pheasant known for their beautiful colored feathers. Their tail feathers, also called coverts, make up more than 60 percent of ...

www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals/peacock.html

"Peacock" is commonly used as the name for a peafowl of the pheasant family. But in fact "peacock" is the name for the colorfully plumaged male peafowl only.

facts.net/nature/animals/peacock-facts

Feb 2, 2020 ... 16 The average lifespan of peafowl is between 10-20 years. 17 Peacocks are polygamous. 18 Peahens lay a 'clutch' of three to six eggs. 19 Most ...

www.worldanimalfoundation.com/advocate/farm-animals/params/post/1278208/peacocks

Jul 1, 2021 ... Peacocks, also known as peafowl, are medium sized birds most closely related to pheasants. Peacocks inhabit warm climates of the Southern ...

www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/facts/peacocks

Peacocks are ground-feeders that eat insects, plants, and small creatures. There are two familiar peacock species. The blue peacock lives in India and Sri Lanka ...