male Indian peafowl - Pavo cristatus displaying his tail

- Image ID: P917KM
male Indian peafowl - Pavo cristatus displaying his tail
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Image ID: P917KM
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. The male, or peacock, is predominantly blue with a fan-like crest of spatula-tipped wire-like feathers and is best known for the long train made up of elongated upper-tail covert feathers which bear colourful eyespots