Fun facts about Peacocks

Peacocks are among the most fascinating and beautiful creatures on earth, but there are so many things that we fail to realize about these breathtaking birds.

Next time you look at a peacock, here are some fun & feathery facts which will make you even more amazed than before!


The word “peacock” does not actually apply to both the male and female birds. It’s only the males that are called peacocks, while the females are called peahens. Together, the collective name for them is “peafowl”. There are just three different types of species in the peafowl family. Two of these originate in Asia and the other is of African descent. The African species is called the Congo peafowl and originated in the Congo basin. From Asia, the blue (Indian) peafowl and green peafowl. These birds first lived within forests and rainforests, an environment which still remains their most comfortable and natural …
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