Bird - Peacock
Male bird of species P.
cristatus, is a native of India, with striking plumage and upper
tail converts marked with iridescent ocelli, able to expand its tail
erect like fan as ostentatious display. Peacocks are related to
Found wild in India (
and also domesticated in villages ) they live in jungle lands near
water. They were once bred for food but now hunting of peacocks is
banned in India. The peahen has no plumage. These birds do not sound
as beautiful as they look - they have a harsh call.