Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Aves
Order - Galliformes
Family - Phasianidae
Genus - Pavo

Peacock (Peafowl)

Ratings

The peacock (also known as peafowl) is a medium sized bird most closely related to the pheasant.
Scientific Info
Scientific Name - Pavo Cristatus
Type - Bird
Diet - Omnivore
Size - 86cm - 107cm (34in - 42in)
Weight - 2.7kg - 6kg (6lbs - 13.2lbs)
Top Speed - 16km/h (10mph)
Life Span - 12 - 20 years
Lifestyle - Solitary
Conservation Status - Least Concern
Appearance
Colour - Brown, Blue, Green, Grey
Skin Type - Feathers
Favourite Food - Grains
Habitat - Desert and savanna areas
Average Clutch Size - 6
Main Prey - Grains, Seeds, Insects
Predators - Dogs, Raccoon, Tiger, Wild cats
Distinctive Features - Long tail feathers and colourful tail of males

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