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Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus   - Male displaying
Indian Peafowl
Photographer : © Manjusha Savant
Location :Yala National Park, Hambantota, Sri Lanka
Date : 14 December 2017
English synonyms:Blue Peafowl, Common Peafowl, Peacock (male), Peahen (female)
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The bird had lost its 'train', but yet it had fanned its tail and was trying to entice females. - MS
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the Indian Subcontinent.
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