India Blue Peafowl

(Pavo cristatus)

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Blue Peacock, Dan Cowell

Pavo cristatus
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Scientific Information

Other Names: India Blue Peafowl, Blue Peafowl, Common Peafowl

Subspecies: Monotypic, but a host of mutations exist.

Range: Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka. Many feral populations exist throughout the world.

Habitat: Varied, deciduous forests, cultivated lands and near villiages.

Status in Wild: Very common in most areas of the natural range.


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(l to r): 1, Roman Kmicikewycz; 2-3, Jan Harteman; 4-5, Frances Carleton; 6-11, Dan Cowell.



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