Indian Peafowl

Pavo cristatus

Order

GALLIFORMES

Family

Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, Old World Quail (Phasianidae)

Code 4

INPE

Code 6

PAVCRI

ITIS

HEAD

Indian Peafowl Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Dark hazel-brown
  • Head pattern: Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Shimmering blue
  • Forehead Color: Shimmering blue.
  • Nape Color: Shimmering blue
  • Throat Color: Shimmering blue to green.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Indian Peafowl Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 213 cm (84 in)
  • Weight: 5998 g (211.64 oz)
  • Size: Very Large (32 - 72 in)
  • Color Primary: Green, Blue, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Shimmering blue
  • Upperparts: Shimmering blue and bright green.
  • Back Pattern: Solid, Scaled or scalloped
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 140-164 cm (55.2-64.4 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Finely streaked with numerous large ocelli.
  • Upper Tail: Bright iridescent green with "eyes" of bronze, blue and green.
  • Under Tail: Bright iridescent green, with "eyes" of bronze, blue, and green.
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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