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Peacock Facts

The peafowl of India is one of the two species of the bird found throughout the world. It belongs to the Pavo genus of the pheasant family, Phasianidae. The male Indian Peafowl, known as peacock, is renowned for its long and extended tail feathers, known as train. It uses this train to attract a female peafowl, known as peahen. Blue Peacock of India has been given protection under the 'Indian Wildlife Protection Act'. As you move on further, you will come across many other interesting facts about Peafowl of India. Check out Indian Blue Peacock fast facts:

Kingdom : Animalia
Scientific Name : Pavo cristatus
Class : Aves
Order : Galliformes
Family : Phasianidae
Genus : Pavo
Species : P. cristatus
Length of Train : 1.4 m to 1.6 m (60% of the total body length)
Total Body Length : Approximately 2.3 m
Wingspan : 1.4 m to 1.6 m
Weight : Male - 4 kg to 6 kg
Female - 2.75 kg to 4 kg
Status : Protected under the Indian Wildlife Protection Act
Diet : Omnivorous
Clutch Size : 4 days to 8 days
Incubation Period : 28 days