White Peacock | Peafowl Opening Feathers and Facts

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White Peacock | Peafowl Opening Feathers and Facts

Peacock, also called peafowl, any of three species of resplendent birds of the pheasant family, Phasianidae (order Galliformes). Strictly, the male may be a peacock, and therefore the female may be a peahen; both are peafowl. the 2 most-recognizable species of peafowl are the blue, or Indian, peacock (Pavo cristatus), of India and Sri Lanka , and therefore the green, or Javanese, peacock (P. muticus), found from Myanmar (Burma) to Java. 
Natural history

White Peacock | Peafowl Opening Feathers and Facts
In blue and green peacocks, the male features a 90–130-cm (35–50-inch) body and 150-cm (60-inch) train of tail feathers that are coloured an excellent metallic green. This train is especially formed of the bird’s upper tail coverts, which are enormously elongated. Each feather is tipped with an iridescent eyespot that's ringed with blue and bronze.  

The green peacock, with a train very similar to that of the blue, has green and bronze body feathers. Hens of both species are green and brown and are almost as big because the male but lack the train and therefore the head ornament. within the wild, both species sleep in open lowland forests, flocking by day and roosting high in trees in the dark . During the breeding season, the male forms a harem of two to 5 hens, each of which lays four to eight whitish eggs during a depression within the ground.The chicks have all of their feathers once they emerge from their eggs and are capable of flight roughly one week after hatching. Most blue and Pavo muticus become sexually mature at age three. However, some male Pavo cristatus are known to breed as early as age two.

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