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Indian Peacock

Indian Peacock: National Bird of India

Indian Peacock also known as Indian Peafowl is large and brightly colored bird of pheasant family native to South Asia, but introduced and semi-feral in many other parts of world. It is the National Bird of India. They are found mainly on the ground in open forest or cultivation where they forage for berries, grains but will also prey on snakes, lizards and small rodents.

Their loud calls make them easy to detect in forest areas. They forage on the ground, moving in small groups and will usually try to escape on foot through undergrowth and avoid flying. They will fly up into tall trees to roost.

Indian Peacock Photo

Indian Peacock with open feathers


Indian Peacock Pic

Indian Peacock with fully open feathers


Indian Peacock Picture

Indian Peacock walking


Indian Peacock Image

Indian Peacock standing near Pond


Indian Peacock Wallpaper

Peacock standing with long spread feathers

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One Response to “Indian Peacock”

  1. Vandita
    August 16, 2011 at 11:57 am #

    Nice photo of Peacock.

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