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  Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)

Indian Peafowl | Pavo cristatus photo
Indian Peafowl male

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Indian Peafowl | Pavo cristatus photo
Peacock (Pavo cristatus), displaying

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Indian Peafowl | Pavo cristatus photo
Female Indian Peafowl

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INDIAN PEAFOWL FACTS

distribution map showing range of Pavo cristatus in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Galliformes
Family:Phasianidae
Genus:Pavo
Species:cristatus
Common Name:Indian Peafowl