Indian Blue Peafowl
Origin: South Asia
Latin Name: Pavo cristatus
Habitat: Ground dwelling in open forest or cultivated land.
Diet: Grain, berries, lizards and small rodents.
Lifespan: 15 years
Average Size: Weight: 6 kg, Length: 115 cm from bill to tail
A large and brightly colour bird. They have a fan shaped crest on their head made of feathers with bare black shafts and tipped with bluish green webbing. The male is predominantly blue with a fan long train of elongated upper-tail covert feathers which bear colourful eyespots. Females lack the train and have a greenish lower neck and dullish brown plumage.