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peafowl:

see peacockpeacock
or peafowl,
large bird of the genus Pavo, in the pheasant family, native to E Asia. There are two main species, the common (Pavo cristatus), and the Javanese (P.
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peafowl

1. either of two large pheasants, Pavo cristatus (blue peafowl) of India and Ceylon and P. muticus (green peafowl) of SE Asia. The males (see peacock (sense 1)) have a characteristic bright plumage
2. a rare closely related African species, Afropavo congensis (Congo peafowl), both sexes of which are brightly coloured
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Indian blue peafowl locally called as "Mor or Mayur" is a well-known species in Indo-Pak region because of its historical and mythological value.
Key words: Indian peafowl, Pavo cristatus, Egg, Reproductive traits, Fertility and Hatchability.
However, Newton's attorney Jay Brown maintains that the ranch - which is now a tourist museum as Newton does not live on the estate anymore - already had 25 peafowl when it was bought and all of those are enclosed and tagged, while the others causing a nuisance were "feral peacocks.
With the males' iridescent blue chests and signature fanned tail feather displays, the peafowl (males are peacocks, females peahens) are the most stunning of living lawn ornaments.
Chicks, ducklings, goslings, turkeys, guineas, peafowl, and hatching eggs.
In the wild, peafowl like to nibble on plants, grass, flower petals and variety of seeds.
Karachi -- Conservator Wild Life Department Javed Ahmed Mehar has rejected the media reports regarding large scale mortality in peafowl during couple of days saying that the recorded and witnessed mortality of peacocks during the current year was only 102.
He slaughtered his first animal at 18 and has since butchered innumerable goats, cows, chickens, sheep, peafowl, pigeons, bulls, American bison, and buffalo: If it's kosher, he has probably killed it.
During various occasion, network of GGs saved migratory birds and local wildlife such as Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo), Houbara Bustard (Chlamydotis undulata), Blue bull (Boselaphus tragocamelusare), Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) and Chinkara from poaching and timely informed concerned government departments.
Peafowl (Genus: Pavo) belongs to the peasant family, Phasinaidea which is of enormous aesthetic value.
For more than a decade, the peafowl, as the birds are collectively known, have been living in the quiet neighborhood of Goshen, strutting from house to empty lot to school to fire station.