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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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Police said the two peafowls were found by a staff member at the Hiroyama Park zoo around 8 a.m.
One more astounding diorama is that of the green peafowl (Pavo muticus), consisting of a male peacock, tail ablaze, with companion peahen looking across a forest in what the map describes as Annam.
Crippled by lupus erythematosus, which eventually proved fatal, O'Connor lived modestly, writing and raising peafowl on her mother's ancestral farm.
He's always ready, he writes, to while away half an hour or so reading Beatrix Potter's tales of Squirrel Nutkin or Johnny Townmouse, "and feel calmer as a result." Here he is tenderly rescuing a wounded baby jackdaw, or taking the castle's tortoises out of hibernation, or watching Jane "hood" the peafowl needed to replenish the stock at a friend's castle, or missing a meeting to tend a wounded badger caught in a snare.
Paul Cartledge in an amazing tour de force shows what he can extract from a speech of which only thirty-two words are preserved, the speech by Antiphon Concerning Peafowl: the birds were kept by a relative of Plato with the striking name Demos, 'People'; Antiphon was the clever and sinister man behind the scenes of the oligarchic revolution of 411; the birds were an ostentatious sign of a Persian connection; and it may be that Demos was prosecuted c.415 and that this was the inspiration for Aristophanes' Birds.
Peafowl will eat the bugs eating your vegetables and the worms eating your apples.
Also, the news release said, seven common peafowl chicks were hatched recently.
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Alarmed by large scale deaths of peafowl which has a mythological status among birds because of its sublime beauty crowned with a plumage and gorgeous tail, Tharis have called for conservation of the bird's habitats and establishment of veterinary clinics across the desert to effectively respond to an outbreak of disease among the beautiful birds.
Perhaps the most famed example of the false eye is that of the Common Peafowl or peacock.
Freshly slaughtered lamb, mutton and live peafowl can be found at the local bazaars.
The pathologic and molecular findings associated with Histomonas meleagridis are described in a leucistic Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus) from Southern Brazil.