INDIA BLUE PEACOCK© jlord03
Status: The blue peacock lives in India and Sri Lanka, while the green peacock is found in Java and Myanmar (Burma). A more distinct and little-known species, the Congo peacock, inhabits African rain forests. There are also purple, bronze, white and oaten.
Peacock Fact(s):The term “peacock” is commonly used to refer to birds of both sexes. Technically, only males are peacocks. Females are peahens, and together, they are called peafowl
A family of peacocks is called a bevy, while a group of peacocks is known as a party
The brilliant hues and decorative “eye” of a peacock’s tail feathers are this bird’s trademark. An adult peacock’s train of feathers can be sixty inches long.
A peacock can have a wingspan of up to six feet.
Down through the ages peacock feathers have been a topic of superstition and folklore. According to various sources they may be considered as a token of good luck or feared as a bearer of ill fortune.