Indian Peafowl

Indian peafowl or Indian Blue Peafowl is a large bird and probably the only largest one that can fly. Indian peafowl are a species in a group of birds called pheasants. The males are called peacocks, while the females are called peahens. Together, they are peafowl. The male is one of the most recognizable birds in the world. It has around 20 brown tail feathers which are much shorter and support his fan display. It is also the national bird of India.

Gujarati Name


Scientific Name

Pavo cristatus

Scientific Family


Status in Gujarat


IUCN Status

Least Concern

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