Indian Peafowl

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Indian Peafowl
File:Indian Peafowl male.png
Male (peacock) displaying
File:Indian Peafowl female.png
Female (peahen)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Galloanserae
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Pavoninae
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Species: P. cristatus
Binomial name
Pavo cristatus
Linnaeus, 1758
Map showing native range

The Indian Peafowl or Blue Peafowl (Pavo cristatus), a large and brightly coloured bird, is a species of peafowl native to South Asia, but introduced in many other parts of the world.


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Other common names Blue Peafowl, Common Peacock, Common Peafowl, Indian peacock, Indian Peafowl, Peafowl

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