- Gyps indicus
- Vultures & Condors
The Indian Peafowl is the national bird of India. Males of the species are recongnizable in breeding plumage due to their long and beautiful iridescent "tail" feathers. They are resident breeders on the Indian subcontinent; there are feral populations all over the world due to the decorative value of Indian Peafowl. The birds appear frequently in Indian mythology and pop culture.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 20 March 2010|
|Scientific Name||Pavo cristatus|
(as of 26 January 2016)
34 to 88 inches
97 to 212 ounces