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Peacock in the trees A common bird, but still stunning in its beauty. Spotted this one in the Kuala Lumpur bird park. Birds,Geotagged,Indian Peacock,Malaysia,Pavo cristatus,Peacock,Phasianidae Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Peacock in the trees

A common bird, but still stunning in its beauty. Spotted this one in the Kuala Lumpur bird park.

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  1. these beautiful birds make good watch dogs Posted 6 years ago

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The Indian peafowl or blue peafowl , a large and brightly coloured bird, is a species of peafowl native to South Asia, but introduced in many other parts of the world.

The male, or peacock, is predominantly blue with a fan-like crest of spatula-tipped wire-like feathers and is best known for the long train made up of elongated upper-tail covert feathers which bear colourful eyespots. These stiff feathers are raised into a fan and quivered in a display during courtship. Despite the length.. more

Similar species: Chicken-like Birds
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Uploaded Apr 8, 2011. Captured Sep 9, 2010 02:03 in Jalan Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • DSLR-A100
  • ISO400
  • 300mm