- DISTRIBUTION : Indian sub-continent.
- HABITAT : They live in Open and stream-side forests and riparian undergrowth.
- BEHAVIOUR AND FOOD HABIT : Prefer a mostly solitary and isolated lifestyle. The male peacock has enormous tail feathers and attracts a female to mate with by showing off his array of elaborate feathers. The nest is made up of dry sticks, fodder, grass and leaves and is located on the ground, under shrubs.
- FOOD SERVED HERE : They are omnivorous, they feed on seeds, insects, fruits, small mammals, reptiles etc.
- BRIEF DESCRIPTION :
1. BODY LENGTH- 100 - 115 cm in Male 95 cm in Female
2. BODY WEIGHT- 4 - 6 kg in Male, 2.75 - 4 kg in Female
3. BODY COLOUR - Male is metallic blue with fan-shaped crest on head, Female is rufous brown with chestnut edged crest on head.
- LIFE-SPAN : About 23 years.
- THREAT : Trade of peacock feathers, habitat loss, hunting and poaching, overexploitation.
- CONSERVATION STATUS : Scheduled I animal of Wildlife