Indian Peafowl Indian Peafowl

Indian Peafowls

Indian peafowl are also known as the common peacock. They are native to India and are famous for the brightly colored fan of feathers male peafowl display during courtship. Peafowls spend most of their time foraging for berries and grains but also prey on snakes and lizards. If a predator approaches, they can also fly into nearby trees to escape.

FAST FACTS
SCIENTIFIC NAME Pavo cristatus
WHERE IN THE WILD?
India
WHAT'S ON THE MENU?
Berries, grains, small reptiles
LIFE EXPECTANCY
15-20 years
Things to Know
Location
Wild Adventures