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Indian Peafowl

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Common Peafowl Alternate name
Pavo cristatus Scientific name 
Galliformes Order
Phasianidae Family   
Males breeding  107 cm   Females 86 cm     Length
Moist forest and shrubland up to Altitude 0 - 2,000 m Habitat
4-8 eggs incubation 28 days female care only Clutch Eggs
Seeds, insects, fruits, small mammals, reptiles, insects. Food    Diet
Polygomous                                         Habits
282 World No
 Least Concern Status

view photos April 17, 2006 Photo by Pandiyan all rights reserved

Common Peafowl call
(Pavo cristatus)
Gopinath Sricandane XC21756
14-03-2008, India
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